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Chapter headings. Radiation chemistry: from the early days to the next millennium. Introduction, Theory, Instrumentation, Homogeneous systems, Organized assemblies and heterogeneous systems, Applications, Conclusions, References.
Accelerators for ultrafast phenomena. Introduction, Acceleration methods for ultrafast studies, Beam transport and pulse compression techniques, Pulse width determination, Experimental detection methods, Conclusion, References.
Ion-beam radiation chemistry. Introduction, Energy deposition processes, Experimental techniques, Water and aqueous solutions, Organic liquids, Polymeric systems, References.
Radiation chemistry under magnetic fields - Spin coherence effects.
Introduction, Singlet-correlated radical ion pairs in irradiated alkanes, Stationary effects, mary-spectroscopy, Time-resolved effects, quantum beats, Conclusion, References.
Muonium chemistry. Introduction, The muon, and end-of-track probe, Muonium reactions and kinetic isotope effects, Solvation and diffusion of hydrogen isotopes in water, Muonium-substituted free radicals, Potential and future prospects, References.
Fundamental processes in gas-phase radiation chemistry. Introduction, The physical stage, The physico-chemical stage, Electron thermalization, The chemical stage, Detection techniques, Ion-ion recombination, XE2+/SF6- ionic recombination, XE2+/BR- ionic recombination, Absolute excitation and emission yields, Applications of gas phase radiation chemistry, References.
High temperature water radiolysis. Introduction, Scheme for the radiolysis of water, Measurement of g-values, Measurement of rate constants of spur reactions, Modelling of spur and t