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Nuclear Radiation Nanosensors and Nanosensory Systems

  • Paata J. Kervalishvili
  • Panayotis H. Yannakopoulos

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Paata J. Kervalishvili, Manana Khachidze
    Pages 1-8
  3. Panayotis H. Yannakopoulos, D. Nikolopoulos, E. Petraki, D. Tseles
    Pages 9-18
  4. D. Nikolopoulos, I. Valais, Panayotis H. Yannakopoulos, C. Michail, C. Fountzoula, A. Bakas et al.
    Pages 53-59
  5. V. L. Berkovits, A. B. Gordeeva, T. V. L’vova, V. P. Ulin, G. N. Iluridze, T. A. Minashvili et al.
    Pages 61-79
  6. C. Michail, I. Valais, S. David, A. Bakas, N. Kalivas, G. Fountos et al.
    Pages 81-90
  7. Paata J. Kervalishvili, Archil Chirakadze, Zakaria Buachidze, David Jishiashvili, Tamar Bjalava, Giorgi Kervalishvili et al.
    Pages 91-150
  8. Paata J. Kervalishvili, Archil Chirakadze, A. V. Gigineishvili, Zakaria Buachidze, David Jishiashvili, Mike Wireman et al.
    Pages 151-160
  9. Levan Chkhartishvili, Otar Tsagareishvili, George Tavadze
    Pages 187-196
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 197-200

About these proceedings

Introduction

This collection of selected review papers focuses on topics such as digital radiation sensors and nanosensory systems for nanotechnology applications and integrated X-ray/PET/CT detectors; nanophosphors and nanocrystal quantum dots as X-ray radiation sensors; the luminescence efficiency of CdSe/ZnS QD and UV-induced luminescence efficiency distribution; investigations devoted to the quantum and multi-parametrical nature of disasters and the modeling thereof using quantum search and quantum query algorithms; sum-frequency-generation, IR fourier and raman spectroscopy methods; as well as investigations into the vibrational modes of viruses and other pathogenic microorganisms aimed at creating optical biosensory systems. This is followed by a review of radiation resistant semiconductor sensors and magnetic measurement instrumentation for magnetic diagnostics of high-tech fission and fusion set-ups and accelerators; the evaluation of the use of neutron-radiation, 10B-enriched semiconducting materials as thin-film, highly reliable, highly sensitive and fast-acting robust solid-state electronic neutron-detectors; and the irradiation of n-Si crystals with protons, which converts the “metallic” inclusions to “dielectric” ones in isochronous annealing, therefore leading to opto/micro/nanoelectronic devices, including nuclear radiation nanosensors.

The book concludes with a comparative study of the nitride and sulfide chemisorbed layers; a chemical model that describes the formation of such layers in hydrazine-sulfide and water sodium sulfide solution; and recent developments in the microwave-enhanced processing and microwave-assisted synthesis of nanoparticles and nanomaterials using Mn(OH)2.

Keywords

Nuclear radiation sensors nanocrystal quantum dots X-ray radiation sensors Radiation resistant semiconductor sensors solid-state electronic neutron-detectors Optical biosensors Luminescence of crystal sensory materials

Editors and affiliations

  • Paata J. Kervalishvili
    • 1
  • Panayotis H. Yannakopoulos
    • 2
  1. 1.Georgian Technical UniversityTbilisiGeorgia
  2. 2.Computer Systems EngineeringPiraeus University of Applied SciencesAigaleoGreece

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-7468-0
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-94-017-7466-6
  • Online ISBN 978-94-017-7468-0
  • Series Print ISSN 1874-6500
  • Series Online ISSN 1874-6535
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