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Penetrating radiation systems and applications

19-23 July 1999, Denver, Colorado

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Published by SPIE in Bellingham, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear counters -- Design and construction -- Congresses.,
  • Optical radiometry -- Congresses.,
  • Radiation dosimetry -- Congresses.,
  • Optical detectors -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementF. Patrick Doty, chair/editor ; sponsored ... by SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesSPIE proceedings series,, v. 3769, Proceedings of SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering ;, v. 3769.
    ContributionsDoty, F. Patrick., Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC787.C6 P46 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 254 p. :
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6898371M
    ISBN 100819432555
    LC Control Number00702711
    OCLC/WorldCa42776139

      Radiation exists all around us, from both natural and manmade sources, and is in two forms: ionizing and non-ionizing radiation. Ionizing radiation is a form of energy that acts by removing electrons from atoms and molecules of materials that include air, water, and living tissue. Ionizing radiation can travel unseen and pass through these materials. The sievert (symbol: Sv) is a derived unit of ionizing radiation dose in the International System of Units (SI) and is a measure of the health effect of low levels of ionizing radiation on the human body. The sievert is important in dosimetry and radiation protection, and is named after Rolf Maximilian Sievert, a Swedish medical physicist renowned for work on radiation dose measurement and.

    Alpha, beta, and gamma radiation have very different routes of exposure and effects on tissue. All ionizing radiations can be mutagenic and exposure increases the risk of cancer (WHO, ; EPA, ).Alpha particles are highly ionizing but have very low tissue penetration; an alpha particle cannot penetrate the upper layers of the skin. To understand how to protect soldiers from ionizing radiation**Throughout this report, the term radiation refers to ionizing radiation and does not include radiation from nonionizing sources, such as lasers and radiofrequency generators., it is necessary to understand its characteristics, how it interacts with tissues in the body, and the effects that these interactions may have on immediate.

      Current techniques employ an administered dose of mCi Tcm, delivering an effective dose of mSv to the body. This is ∼ times that of mammography. The goal of this study was to reduce the radiation dose by a factor of , while maintaining image quality.   Solid-State Radiation Detectors: Technology and Applications (Devices, Circuits, and Systems Book 41) - Kindle edition by Awadalla, Salah. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Solid-State Radiation Detectors: Technology and Applications (Devices, Circuits, and Systems Book Manufacturer: CRC Press.


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