Accession Number : AD0782009

Title :   The USAFSAM Facility for Studies Utilizing Low-Dose, Low-Dose-Rate Ionizing Radiation.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept. 1 Apr 70-1 Jan 74,

Corporate Author : SCHOOL OF AEROSPACE MEDICINE BROOKS AFB TEX

Personal Author(s) : Siders,Jerry D. ; Krupp,Jerome H. ; Hardy,Kenneth A.

Report Date : JUN 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : A facility was designed and built to provide continuous exposure to low-dose, low-dose-rate ionizing radiation. Four 60Co irradiators were fabricated by Technical Services Division, Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU); a uniform exposure from 500 mrad to 2.5 R/day can be provided to an area of 512 cu ft (8 ft x 8 ft x 8 ft). (Author)

Descriptors :   *Ionizing radiation, *Radiation dosage, *Test facilities, Dosimetry, Sublethal dosage

Subject Categories : Radiobiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE