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Health Physics Society Journal

Health Physics Journal,
Vol. 79, No. 4, October 2000
On the cover: The Munich tandem accelerator, part of the most sensitive AMS facility to detect 63Ni (T1/2 = 100 years). 63Ni was formed by fast neutrons on 63Cu in samples from Hiroshima and Nagasaki. See article by W. Rühm et al. on page 358 for more information. Photograph courtesy of F. Schmidt, Munich.

Contents of Volume 79, No. 4, October 2000


Faster Internet Access — Bruce Busby


Internal Exposure from the Ingestion of Foods Contaminated by 137Cs After the Chernobyl Accident—-Report 2. Ingestion Doses of the Rural Population of Ukraine Up to 12 Y After the Accident (1986-1997) — Ilya A. Likhtarev, Lionella N. Kovgan, Sergei E. Vavilov, Oleg N. Perevoznikov, Leonid N. Litvinets, Lynn R. Anspaugh, Peter Jacob, and Gerhard Pröhl

Accelerator Mass Spectrometry of 63Ni at the Munich Tandem Laboratory for Estimating Fast Neutron Fluences from the Hiroshima Atomic Bomb — W. Rühm, K. Knie, G. Rugel, A. A. Marchetti, T. Faestermann, C. Wallner, J. E. McAninch, T. Straume, and G. Korschine

Radon Progeny Exposure and Lung Cancer Risk Among Non-Smoking Uranium Miners — Frank D. Gilliland, William C. Hunt, Victor E. Archer, and Geno Saccomanno

Restricting Exposure to Pulsed and Broadband Magnetic Fields — Kari Jokel

Theoretical Study of the Relation Between Radon and Its Long-Lived Progeny in a Room — P. Cauwels, A. Poffijn, W. Mondelaers, P. Lahorte, B. Masschaele, G. Meesen, and A. Van Deyns

In Situ Hot Spot Measurements with HPGe Detector 0.1 M Above Ground — Y. Nir-Els

Using Measured 30-150 kVp Polychromatic Tungsten X-Ray Spectra to Determine Ion Chamber Calibration Factors, NX (Gy C-1)m — J. R. Mercier, D. T. Kopp, W. D. McDavid, S. B. Dove, J. L. Lancaster, and D. M. Tucker


On the Application of a Radiation Weighting Factor for Alpha Particles in Protection of Non-Human Biota — D. C. Kocher and J. R. Trabalka

The LNT-Controversy and the Concept of "Controllable Dose" — Albrecht M. Kellerer and Elke A. Nekolla


Internal Dosimetry of Plutonium Using the Late Urinary Excretion — R. C. Sharma and M. C. Aban

Seld Absorption of Alpha and Beta Particles in a Fiberglass Filter — John W. Luetzelschwab, Christie Storey, Katrina Zraly, and David Dussinger


Revision of Guidelines on Limits of Exposure to Laser Radiation of Wavelengths Between 400 nm and 1.4 µm — International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection


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