A convenient source of radiation data which incorporates the changes dictated by present-day science and computer technology, presented with a high degree of uniformity, completeness, and consistency in both the data and appendices. Includes tables of adopted properties for all radiations emitted by nuclei, which were derived from experimental data plus reliable calculations, along with adopted properties based on statistical analyses of existing experimental data alone. Other derived adopted properties (e.g. average photon energies per disintegration) are calculated when strong user demand is anticipated. Over 260 drawings accompany the text.
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Table of Radioactive Isotopes By the Isotopes Project, Nuclear Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley. The Table of Radioactive Isotopes is a comprehensive and critical evaluation of the nuclear and atomic properties of radioactive isotopes. The book is especially tailored to the needs of applied users in industry, biology, medicine, and other fields, but serves also as an indispensable reference for nuclear physicists and chemists. Detailed radiation data for about 2000 of the 2755 known nuclides are presented in this up-to-date and concise single-volume book. The main section of the book is organized by mass number (A), with entries for a given A derived from and referenced to the most recent corresponding evaluation in Nuclear Data Sheets or Nuclear Physics. These entries include a mass-chain decay scheme, showing the isotopes for that mass number, some of their properties, and the decay relationships between them. Following the scheme are tables for every isotope, the first of which gives the isotope's atomic number, mass number, element symbol, half-life, decay modes and branchings, mass excess, specific activity, means of production, and natural isotopic abundance. Subsequent tables list the isotope's nuclear and atomic radiations, and include total average energies per disintegration wherever possible. Throughout, the experimental radiation data have been analyzed for statistical consistency, and the resulting best energies and intensities are reported in the tables. Appendices of interest to users of radioactivity data follow the main section of the book. These include graphs and tables pertaining to the following: fundamental constants and conversion factors, standard gamma-ray and alpha-particle energies and intensities for detector calibration, theoretical internal conversion coefficients, electron-capture subshell ratios, electron binding energies, atomic fluorescence and Coster-Kronig yields, x-ray energies and intensities, Auger-electron intensities, absorption of gamma-rays in matter, ranges and stopping powers of charged particles in matter, positron annihilation radiation, total positron decay branchings, average radiation energies per disintegration, and physical properties of the elements. An extensive introductory section explains the nuclear properties shown on the mass-chain decay schemes, and the contents and structures of the various tables. This is followed by a section, titled Methods of Analysis, which gives a detailed description of the statistical and mathematical formulation used in the data analysis.About the Author:
Edgardo Browne received a BS degree in physics in 1963 and a PhD degree in physics in 1970, both from the University of Cuyo, Argentina. His thesis research, on the nuclear spectroscopy of some actinide elements, was done at the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory. He was a principal author of the 7th edition of the Table of Isotopes, published in 1978, and since that time has evaluated data for Nuclear Data Sheets and worked on the design and methodology for the Table of Radioactive Isotopes. Beginning in 1982, he has directed the effort which led to the publication of this book, while continuing to participate in the evaluation work of the U.S. Nuclear Data Network. Dr. Browne was a visiting professor at the School of Nuclear Engineering Bariloche, Argentina, for the academic year 1980. Richard B. Firestone received a BS degree in chemistry from the University of Michigan in 1967, and a PhD degree in nuclear chemistry from Michigan State University in 1974. As a postdoctoral fellow from 1974-1978 and an assistant professor of chemistry from 1978-1979, he continued his research in nuclear spectroscopy and in the tracer application of short-lived isotopes at the Michigan State University Cyclotron Laboratory. In 1979 he joined the Isotopes Project at the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, where he has evaluated data for Nuclear Data Sheets, developed evaluation methodology, and continued his research on nuclear spectroscopy. In 1985 Dr. Firestone became co-group leader, with Edgardo Browne, of the Isotopes Project. Virginia S. Shirley is an alumna of Winchester-Thurston School, Pittsburgh, and a 1955 graduate of Carnegie-Mellon University, with a BS degree in Chemistry. She received a MS degree in nuclear chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley in 1957, and remained briefly at the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (LBL) to take part in nuclear spectroscopy research and collaborate on the 5th edition of the Table of Isotopes. She then taught chemistry at Mills College and at the University of California, and did free-lance indexing and editing, prior to returning to LBL in 1961 to work on the 6th and 7th editions of the Table of Isotopes. Mrs. Shirley was co-editor of the latter, and concurrently authored four editions of the Table of Nuclear Moments. Since 1978, she has participated in the evaluation work of the U.S. Nuclear Data Network, and in adapting data from Nuclear Data Sheets for use in the Table of Radioactive Isotopes. She currently devotes spare time to community science and music programs for children, as a board member of the Young People's Symphony Orchestra and mathematics liaison at Berkeley High School.
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