This concise text provides a comprehensive introduction to nuclear chemistry, emphasizing the use of isotope techniques in chemistry and biochemistry, and showing where and how a chemist can benefit from numerous isotope techniques. Topics covered include atomic nucleus, radioactive transmutations, nuclear reactions, properties of ionizing radiation, the uses of isotopes in chemistry and biochemistry, detection and measurement of radioactivity and abundances of stable isotopes, radiation chemistry, and some applied aspects of nuclear chemistry. The latter includes the production of radionuclides, methods of stable isotope enrichment, production of labelled compounds, nuclear technology, the biological effects of ionizing radiation, and the impact of radioactivity on the environment.
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Book Description Ellis Horwood Ltd, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 136269044