cobalt-60

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cobalt-60

[′kō‚bȯlt ′siks·tē]
(nuclear physics)
A radioisotope of cobalt, symbol 60Co, having a mass number of 60; emits gamma rays and has many medical and industrial uses; the most commonly used isotope for encapsulated radiation sources.
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Delivery of a co-60 radiation source (see tender documents).
The methodology involved in the present study was the calculations of radiation dose rate of Co-60 teletherapy by using the SSD technique.
NDw always corresponds to the calibration factor in terms of absorbed dose to water in a Co-60 beam.
Co-60 is a byproduct of nuclear reactor operations.
Key experimental details S is sorptivity, CM refers to the center of mass of the solute `front', [Beta] is the apparent slope of the Co-60 adsorption isotherm expressed per unit mass of soil, and [[Beta].
The subject of procurement is the exchange of ionizing radiation sources - sealed radionuclide source Co-60 (hereinafter "URZ") - the therapeutic cobalt irradiator type Teragam 01 by exchanging the entire irradiation head.
Providing a non-isotopic alternative to the Co-60 teletherapy units supports NNSA s comprehensive global campaign to prevent terrorists from acquiring nuclear and radiological material.
The subject of the contract is the exchange of sources of ionizing radiation - sealed radionuclide source Co-60 (hereinafter referred to as sealed sources) - in the therapeutic cobalt irradiator type TERAGAM 01 in the form of replacing the entire irradiation head.
The contract is the exchange of ionizing radiation - a closed radionuclide Co-60 - therapeutic cobalt irradiator type TERAGAM 01 in the form of replacing the entire irradiation head.
Voluntary ex ante transparency notice: In situ ion beam and Co-60 gamma irradiation of aqueous systems at very high temperatures and pressures.