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Title: Absorbed dose rates in tissue from prompt gamma emissions from near-thermal neutron absorption

Prompt gamma emission data from the International Atomic Energy Agency s Prompt Gamma-ray Neutron Activation Analysis database are analyzed to determine the absorbed dose rates in tissue to be expected when natural elements are exposed in a near-thermal neutron environment.
  1. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
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Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Health Physics
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 109; Journal Issue: 4; Journal ID: ISSN 0017-9078
Health Physics Society
Research Org:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States); High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR) and Spallation Neutron Source
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Country of Publication:
United States
38 RADIATION CHEMISTRY, RADIOCHEMISTRY, AND NUCLEAR CHEMISTRY dose; external; gamma radiation; International Atomic Energy Agency; neutron activation; prompt gamma; thermal neutron activation; absorbed dose rates