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ISBN: 9789535136552 9789535136569 Year: Pages: 156 DOI: 10.5772/66540 Language: English
Publisher: IntechOpen
Subject: Chemistry (General)
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In the book Radon, some segments of modern research from a wide range of issues related to radioactive gas radon are presented. The purpose of this book is to emphasize the importance of the existence of the radioactive gas radon in the environment and to make this natural phenomenon a top issue because radon is included in class A human carcinogenesis. The chapters of the book show physical and chemical properties of radon and radon progeny; concentration, emanation, and transport of radon in ambient environments; detection of radon and radon progeny in different environments; passive and active radon measurement techniques; and calibration of a dosimeter for the detection of radon. This book will be of great importance to scientists from a wide range of research area on the phenomenon of radon and will be useful to those who are beginners in this area as well. Due to the impact of radon gas on health, the content of this book will be interesting to a wider audience.

Nuclear Fusion - One Noble Goal and a Variety of Scientific and Technological Challenges

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ISBN: 9781789857870 9781789857887 Year: Pages: 114 DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.75348 Language: English
Publisher: IntechOpen
Subject: Chemistry (General)
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Power production and its consumption and distribution are among the most urgent problems of mankind. Despite positive dynamics in introducing renewable sources of energy, nuclear power plants still remain the major source of carbon-free electric energy. Fusion can be an alternative to fission in the foreseeable future. Research in the field of controlled nuclear fusion has been ongoing for almost 100 years. Magnetic confinement systems are the most promising for effective implementation, and the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor is under construction in France. To accomplish nuclear fusion on Earth, we have to resolve a number of scientific and technological problems. This monograph includes selected chapters on nuclear physics and mechanical engineering within the scope of nuclear fusion.

Advanced Technologies and Applications of Neutron Activation Analysis

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ISBN: 9781789859737 9781789859744 Year: Pages: 122 DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.69725 Language: English
Publisher: IntechOpen
Subject: Chemistry (General)
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This book highlights the advanced technologies and applications of neutron activation analysis (NAA). It discusses the latest developments influencing the performance and utility of different NAA techniques across wide areas of applications: nuclear technology, industry, medicine, clinical investigations, biology, geochemistry, soil contamination, waste management, diet, lifestyle and health, cosmology, archeology, forensic science, etc. The overall goal of the book is to promote innovation and development of NAA techniques, technologies, and nuclear culture by presenting high-quality chapters with numerous results at both national and international levels. The book will serve as a source for graduate and postgraduate students in nuclear sciences and applications and nuclear analytical techniques, experienced practitioners who want to implement or use other varieties of NAA, professional technicians and analysts, users of NAA, and other stakeholders who wish to better understand NAA techniques.

Use of Gamma Radiation Techniques in Peaceful Applications

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ISBN: 9781839622595 9781839622601 9781839622618 Year: Pages: 260 DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.78481 Language: English
Publisher: IntechOpen
Subject: Chemistry (General)
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This book deals with gamma radiation in many fields, which encompasses diverse factors that affect human and animal life inside an environment. These fields include nuclear and medical physics, industrial processes, environmental sciences, radiation biology, radiation chemistry, radiotherapy, agriculture and forestry, sterilization, the food industry, and so on. The book covers an overview of gamma background radiations and measurements, radioactive decay, radioecological applications in environmental gamma dosimetry, gamma-ray interaction, monocolor gamma, influence of gamma radiation on dynamical mechanical properties, influence of low-dose gamma irradiation treatments on microbial decontamination, gamma-ray ionization enhancement in tissues, gas-filled surge arresters, modeling plastic deformation located in irradiated materials, radiotherapy, application of radiation and genetic engineering techniques, and gamma-ray measurements using unmanned aerial systems. This book is expected to benefit undergraduate and postgraduate students, researchers, teachers, practitioners, policy makers, and every individual who has a concern for a healthy life.

Targets, Tracers and Translation – Novel Radiopharmaceuticals Boost Nuclear Medicine

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ISBN: 9783039213139 / 9783039213146 Year: Pages: 214 DOI: 10.3390/books978-3-03921-314-6 Language: eng
Publisher: MDPI - Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
Subject: Medicine (General) --- Therapeutics
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This is the fourth Special Issue in Pharmaceuticals within the last six years dealing with aspects of radiopharmaceutical sciences. It demonstrates the significant interest and increasing relevance to ameliorate nuclear medicine imaging with PET or SPECT, and also radiotherapeutical procedures.Numerous targets and mechanisms have been identified and have been under investigation over the previous years, covering many fields of medical and clinical research. This development is well illustrated by the articles in the present issue, including 13 original research papers and one review, covering a broad range of actual research topics in the field of radiopharmaceutical sciences.

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breast cancer --- 68Ga --- GRPR --- NPY(Y1)R --- peptide heterodimers --- PET/CT imaging --- sentinel lymph node --- dextran --- mannose --- 99mTc-radiopharmaceuticals --- glutamate --- metabotropic glutamate receptor subtype 5 --- [18F]PSS232 --- ketamine --- ceftriaxone --- positron emission tomography --- allosteric modulator --- MMPEP --- ABP688 --- pretargeting --- Fusarinine C --- rituximab --- click chemistry --- multimerization --- PET --- gallium-68 --- carbonic anhydrase IX --- girentuximab --- renal cell carcinomas --- 177Lu-radiopharmaceuticals --- radioimmunotherapy --- neuroinflammation --- microglia --- carbon-11 --- radiochemistry --- positron emission tomography --- hypoxia --- radiosensitizer --- benzotriazine-1,4-dioxide (BTDO), benzotriazine-1-monoxide (BTMO), tirapazamine (TPZ), SR 4317 --- radioiodination --- tropomyosin receptor kinase --- positron emission tomography --- neurodegeneration --- oncogenic fusions --- [11C]meta-hydroxyephedrine --- radiosynthesis --- separation --- apparent molar activity --- cholecystokinin-2 receptor --- minigastrin --- molecular imaging --- radiometals --- technetium-99m --- hydrazinonicotinic acid (HYNIC) --- PSMA-617 --- salivary gland uptake --- prostate cancer --- endoradiotherapy --- Chloramine T --- electrophilic radioiodination --- iodine-131 --- Iodo-Gen® --- oxidizing agent --- ?-CIT. --- tumor hypoxia --- PET --- small animal imaging --- azomycin nucleosides --- [18F]FMISO --- bombesin --- gastrin-releasing peptide --- gastrin-releasing peptide receptor --- tumor targeting --- 99mTc-radioligand --- metabolic stability --- neprilysin-inhibition --- phosphoramidon --- n/a --- n/a

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