Accelerator Radiation Physics for Personnel and Environmental Protection

1st Edition

J. Donald Cossairt, Matthew Quinn

CRC Press
June 30, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 328 Pages - 174 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138589018 - CAT# K386611


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Providing a vital resource in tune with the massive advancements in accelerator technologies that have taken place over the past 50 years, this book is a comprehensive reference for accelerator designers; operators; managers; health and safety staff; and governmental regulators.

Up-to-date with the latest developments in the field, it allows readers to effectively work together to ensure radiation safety for workers, that adequate protection of the environment is achieved, and that adherence to applicable standards and regulations is maintained.

This book will also be of interest to graduate and advanced undergraduate students in physics and engineering who are studying accelerator physics.


  • Explores accelerator radiation physics and the latest results and research in a comprehensive single volume, fulfilling a need in the market for an up-to-date book on this topic
  • Contains problems designed to enhance learning
  • Understandable to undergraduates with a background in math and/or science