Accession Number : ADA995332

Title :   Radiological Defense. Volume 1.

Corporate Author : ARMED FORCES SPECIAL WEAPONS PROJECT WASHINGTON DC JOINT CROSSROADS COMMITTEE

Report Date : 22 JAN 1948

Pagination or Media Count : 176

Abstract : This volume discussed the basic physics of a nuclear explosion. Topics include: Electromagnetic radiation; Atomic structure; Natural radioactivity and nuclear structure; Properties of nuclear radiation; Neutron physics and fision; and principles of instrumentation and photographic dosimetry.

Descriptors :   *RADIATION MEASURING INSTRUMENTS, *NUCLEAR EXPLOSION TESTING, *DOSIMETRY, *NUCLEAR RADIATION, RADIATION HAZARDS, RADIOACTIVITY, SAFETY

Subject Categories : Radiobiology
      Nuclear Instrumentation

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE