Accession Number:

ADA525459

Title:

Fundamentals of Radiation Physics

Descriptive Note:

Briefing charts

Corporate Author:

ARMED FORCES RADIOBIOLOGY RESEARCH INST BETHESDA MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2008-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

32.0

Abstract:

The Scientific Medical Effects of Ionizing Radiation Course, conducted once a year, focuses on the latest research about the medical effects of ionizing radiation to help clinicians, health physicists, and medical planners preserve troop health in the face of radiologicalnuclear terrorism or warfare. These briefing charts define ionizing radiation, describe sources of ionizing radiation, describe interaction of ionizing radiation with matter at microscopic level, and describe interaction of ionizing radiation with matter at macroscopic level.

Subject Categories:

  • Radiobiology
  • Radioactivity, Radioactive Wastes and Fission Products

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE