Health Physics Society Journal

June 2017, Volume 112, Number 6

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On the cover: a. Once slice of the segmented rabbit voxel model. b. Orthogonal image of rabbit lungs, with location of a particle in the deep lung shown. c. Expanded view of an organ boundary with voxel boundaries shown. d. Expanded view of alpha tracks from a 1 μm particle of 239Pu shown to approximate scale. See the paper by Emily Caffrey and colleagues on page 526 for details.

CONTENTS

PAPERS

Magnetic Field Reference Levels for Arbitrary Periodic Waveforms for Prevention of Peripheral Nerve Stimulation — Gregory B. Gajda and Stephen H. Bly

Early Intake of Radiocesium by Residents Living Near the Tepco Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant After the Accident. Part 2: Relationship Between Internal Dose and Evacuation Behavior in Individuals — Naoaki Kunishima, Osamu Kurihara, Eunjoo Kim, Tetsuo Ishikawa, Takashi Nakano, Kumiko Fukutsu, Kotaro Tani, Kazuo Furuyama, Shozo Hashimoto, Misao Hachiya, Yutaka Naoi, and Makoto Akashi

Comparison of Homogeneous and Particulate Lung Dose Rates for Small Mammals — Emily Caffrey, Mathew Johansen, Jarvis Caffrey, and Kathryn Higley

Induced Radioactivity in Lead Shielding at the National Synchrotron Light Source — Vinita J. Ghosh, Charles Schaefer, and Henry Kahnhauser

Behavior of Americium in Simulated Wounds in Nonhuman Primates — Deepesh Poudel, Raymond A. Guilmette, Luiz Bertelli, John A. Klumpp, and Richard R. Brey

Lessons Learned in Protection of the Public for the Accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant — Jessica Callen and Toshimitsu Homma

Investigation of Optically Stimulated Luminescence and Signal Fading Properties of Several Materials — W. Geoffrey West, Kimberlee J. Kearfott, and Chun Yong Seow


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