Health Physics Society Journal

April 2010, Volume 98, Number 4

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On the cover: Normalized absorbed dose distribution from an array of 27 radiation-generating devices producing an output spectrum of 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, and 80 MeV protons in water. See article by J.J. Bevelacqua on page 614 for more information.   LWW image



Investigation of Radiation Streaming and Maze Design for the Taiwan Photon Source — Rong-Jiun Sheu and Joseph Liu

Experimental Verification of a Radiofrequency Power Model for Wi-Fi Technology — Minyu Fang and David Malone

The Neutron Energy Response of the Panasonic Model 809 Personnel Dosimeter — Frederick Cummings

Estimating Neutron Dose Equivalent Rates from Heavy Ion Reactions around 10 MeV amu–1 Using the PHITS Code — Yosuke Iwamoto, R.M. Ronningen, and Koji Niita

Validation Testing of ANSI/IEEE N42.49 Standard Requirements for Personal Emergency Radiation Detectors — L. Pibida, R. Minniti, and M. O'Brien

Acoustic Pressure Waves Induced in Human Heads by RF Pulses from High-Field MRI Scanners — James C. Lin and Zhangwei Wang

Feasibility of Using Internal Radiation-Generating Devices in Radiotherapy — J.J. Bevelacqua

A Study on Radon Absorption Efficiencies of Edible Oils Produced in India — N. Karunakara and Darwish Al-Azmi

Procedure for Assessment of General Public Exposure from WLAN in Offices and in Wireless Sensor Network Testbed — Leen Verloock, Wout Joseph, Günter Vermeeren, and Luc Martens


The Road to Yucca Mountain: The Development of Radioactive Waste Policy in the United States — Reviewed by Geoffrey G. Eichholz

Radiation Safety: Protection and Management for Homeland Security and Emergency Response — Reviewed by Allen Brodsky and Marlow J. Stangler


In Memoriam—Charles A. Sondhaus — Citation by Ludwig E. Feinendegen

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