Accession Number : AD0759720

Title :   Radiation Exposure Considerations When Employing Microwave-Excited Spectroscopic Sources.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept. 1 Jan-Mar 73,

Corporate Author : ARIZONA UNIV TUCSON DEPT OF CHEMISTRY

Personal Author(s) : Stanley,John L. ; Bentley,Harold W. ; Denton,M. Bonner

Report Date : MAR 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : Studies are described which demonstrate the presence of microwave radiation levels exceeding the present national safety standards in the vicinity of several common microwave-excited source configurations. Since the various pathological effects of microwave energy are not fully understood, shielding considerations and on-site radiation surveys are recommended. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MICROWAVE EQUIPMENT, *RADIATION HAZARDS), (*SPECTROMETERS, RADIATION HAZARDS), LABORATORY EQUIPMENT, GAS DISCHARGES

Subject Categories : Radiobiology
      Physical Chemistry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE