Accession Number : AD0806477

Title :   DEVELOPMENT OF A SHIELD FOR PARTIAL BODY IRRADIATION BY PULSED FISSION SPECTRUM RADIATIONS.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept. Jun 65-Jun 66,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE WEAPONS LAB KIRTLAND AFB NM

Personal Author(s) : Walker, William J., Jr. ; de Boer, Jelle

Report Date : JAN 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 24

Abstract : An economical and easily constructed shield to be used in partial body exposures of sheep to pulsed fission spectrum radiation caused a final dose reduction of 76 percent when evaluated on the basis of neutron and gamma dosimetry. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PARTIAL BODY IRRADIATION, ELECTROMAGNETIC SHIELDING), NUCLEAR REACTORS, BORIC ACID, WAXES, NEUTRON SCATTERING, GAMMA RAY SCATTERING, X RAYS, EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN, EXPOSURE(PHYSIOLOGY), RADIATION EFFECTS, LETHAL DOSAGE, LEAD COMPOUNDS, PORTABLE EQUIPMENT.

Subject Categories : Radiobiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE