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Book reviews Radiation dosimetry, 2nd edition, Vol. II, Instrumenta- tion F. H. ATTIX and W. C. ROESCH (Eds) New York: Academic Press. 1967 Pp. xviii+462. Price £8 In the last 10 years since Hine and Brownell edited the first edition of Radiation Dosimetry there has been a tremendous increase in the applications of dosimetry and a corresponding growth in fundamental studies and instrumentation. Although 'Hine and Brownell' is still the standard book heavily used by most radiation workers it is now out of date, and will no doubt be most eagerly replaced by the new edition. This has grown to three volumes, each corresponding to a major section of the first edition: Vol. I, Fundamentals, Vol. II, Instrumentation, Vol. Ill, Applications. The order of publication will be II, I, III. In Vol. II some of the chapters have been revised by their original authors (Boag on ionization chambers, Ramm on scintillation detectors, Laughlin and Genna on calorimetry, and Dudley on photographic methods). Others have been rewritten by new authors (Emery on G-M and proportional counters, Fricke and Hart on chemical dosimetry). Chapters on
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