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A facility for transient radiation effects experiments at the NPS linear accelerator

by Richard Earl Slye

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Statementby Richard Earl Slye and William Carleton Stark
ContributionsStark, William Carleton
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL25200485M

TREATMENT MACHINES FOR EXTERNAL BEAM RADIOTHERAPY Photons with energies ranging from zero to the kinetic energy of the incident electron may be produced, resulting in a continuous brems-strahlung spectrum; The bremsstrahlung spectrum produced in a given X ray target depends on the kinetic energy of the incident electron as well as on the thicknessFile Size: KB. I have been asked to do a survey of the exterior walls of a linear accelerator room. The room has thick concrete walls plus lead sheets. The levels of exposure I am getting with the Ludlum Model 3 survey meter (SM) with a probe translate to equivalent dose rates between 1 and 3 µSv h-1 in the worst case (higher energy and pointing the beam to the wall).

  One component essential to Analog VLSI elements is the capacitor. The purpose of this paper is to better define the actual effects of radiation on the MOS VLSI capacitor. The radiation testing is conducted using the NPS electron linear accelerator. The data is taken while the capacitor is being exposed to an accumulating dose of electron : The Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) linear accelerator (Linac) is used to study the effects of transient ionizing radiation on electronics. Research at RPI is concerned with understanding the phenomena that occur and assuring meaningful measurements.

Radiological Analysis: Linear Accelerator Facility Sangjin Lee Behalf of Radiation Safety team at RISP IBS. Content 2 Facility Characteristics Source Term Prompt Radiation Shielding Activation Assessment - Soil For Effect of Soil Water Migration Rock Bed. ditional metal to attenuate the x rays. A reduction in head leakage in this direction will have a direct effect on the thickness of the shielding wall behind the linear accelerator. However, no reports have been published to date on measurements in this area. The x-ray leakage in the backward direction has been measured from linacs having energies of 4, 6, 10, 15, and 18 MV .


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