Accession Number : AD0476572


Title :   BIOLOGICAL AND RADIOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF FALLOUT FROM NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS. CHAPTER 1: THE NATURE OF FALLOUT. CHAPTER 2: FORMATION OF FALLOUT PARTICLES


Corporate Author : STANFORD RESEARCH INST MENLO PARK CA


Personal Author(s) : Miller, Carl F


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/476572.pdf


Report Date : Mar 1964


Pagination or Media Count : 89


Abstract : Contents: The Nature of Fallout; Local Fallout; World-Wide Fallout; Potential Hazards from Fallout; Radioactive Decay; The Standard Intensity and Contour Properties. Formation of Fallout Particles; General Description of Fallout Formation Processes; The Structure and Composition of Individual Fallout Particles; Solubility Properties of Fallout; Radioactive Elements in Fallout; The Condensation Process.


Descriptors :   *NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS , *FALLOUT , *RADIATION EFFECTS , PARTICLE SIZE , SCATTERING , INTENSITY , AIRBURST , SURFACE BURST , UNDERGROUND EXPLOSIONS , X RAYS , SOILS , RADIOGRAPHY , RADIOACTIVE CONTAMINATION , SILICATES , NUCLEAR EXPLOSION DAMAGE , RADIATION HAZARDS , RADIOACTIVE DECAY , BETA DECAY , FISSION PRODUCT ACTIVITY , ALPHA DECAY , NEUTRON CAPTURE , GAMMA EMISSION


Subject Categories : Radiobiology
      Radioactiv, Radioactive Wastes & Fission Prod


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE