Health Physics Society Journal

Health Physics
Journal, Vol. 80, No. 6, June 2001
On the cover: Unusually high levels of radioactivity were found in the road surfaces of downtown Taoyuan City, Taiwan. Measurements with a GM meter were performed in situ. See article by W. P. Chang et al. on page 602 for more information.

Contents of Volume 80, No. 6, June 2001


The Web Based Journalist — Bruce Busby


Ambient Dose Equivalent Rate in Goiânia 12 Years After the 137Cs Radiological Accident — E. M. Yoshimura, N. K. Umisedo, A. Facure, R. M. Anjos, and E. Okunoé

Analysis of Potential Radiobiological Effects Related to a Unified Skin Dose Limit — John W. Baum

Former Radiation Worker Medical Surveillance Program at Rocky Flats — N. M. Daugherty, R. B. Falk, F. J. Furman, J. M. Aldrich, and D. E. Hilmas

Lifetime Risk of Lung Cancer Due to Radon Exposure Projected to Japanese and Swedish Populations — Masahiro Doi, Yuji Nakamura, Tetsuya Sakashita, Nobuko Ogiu, Frédéric Lagarde, and Rolf Falk

Statistical Data Evaluation in Mobile Gamma Spectrometry: An Optimization of On-Line Search Strategies in the Scenario of Lost Point Sources — Thomas Hjerpe, Robert R. Finck, and Christer Samuelsson

Dose Absorbed by Mouse Red Bone Marrow After Oral Administration of Tritiated Water — Masahiro Saito

Conservative Evaluation of Space Radiation Dose Equivalent Using the Glow Curve of 7LiF:Mg, Ti (TLD-700) — Hiroshi Yasuda

Development and Calculation of an Energy Dependent Normal Brain Tissue Neutron RBE for Evaluating Neutron Fields for BNCT — Jeffrey E. Woollard, Thomas E. Blue, Nilendu Gupta, and Reinhard A. Gahbauer

The Use of Silicon Photodiodes for Radon and Progeny Measurements — M. Voytchev, D. Klein, A. Chambaudet, and G. Georgiev

Simulation of the Radon and Radon Progeny Detection by Silicon Photodiodes — M. Voytchev, D. Klein, and K. Voytchev


Unusual 232Th and 238U Contamination on Some Road Surfaces in Taoyuan, Taiwan — Wushou P. Chang, Yuriy B. Nabyvanets, and Min Hua Jen

Estimation of Dietary 232Th, 238U, Cesium, and Strontium Intakes in Vietnamese People from Different Geographical Regions — N. Giang, K. Shiraishi, N. M. Sinh, S. Kimura, N. N. Tuan, and H. Arae

Contribution from Thoron on the Response of Passive Radon Detectors — Shinji Tokonami, Mingli Yang, and Tetsuya Sanada

A Simple Calculation for the Buildup and Decay of Radon Progeny — Wayne Gaul and Dwight Underhill


Plutonium Dose Assessments Based on a New Model Derived from ICRP 67 — A. Luciani

Bayesian Formulations Are Not Appropriate for A Priori Specification of Analytic Detection Capabilities — A. Brodsky

Response to Brodsky — T. T. Little, G. Miller, W. C. Inkret, M. E. Schillaci, and H. F. Martz


Nuclear Energy: An Introduction to the Concepts, Systems, and Applications of Nuclear Processes — Reviewed by Nolan Hertel and Heather Gepford

Modern Mathematical Methods for Physicists and Engineers — Reviewed by Douglas P. Wells

Permissible Dose: A History of Radiation Protection in the Twentieth Century — Reviewed by Kenneth L. Mossman


News and Notices

Instructions for Submission of New Product Announcements

Health Physics Society Prospectus

Health Physics Society Affiliate Members

List of Contents for Volume 80

Author Index for Volume 80

Subject Index for Volume 80

Author Guidelines

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