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health physics

[′helth ‚fiz·iks]
(nucleonics)
The study of the protection of personnel from harmful effects of ionizing radiation by such means as routine radiation surveys, area and personnel monitoring, and protective equipment and procedures.
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Filling the health physics capability gap left by the departure of the NMSO forced medical planners in the CJOA-A to devise a solution within the mandated force management level constraints at the time.
The discovery of radiation hormesis is equivalent, in the field of health physics, to the discovery of relativity and quantum mechanics in physics.
Behavior of [sup.222]Rn and its progeny in high-rise building, Health Physics 75(3): 303-312.
The potential results of genetic effects caused grave concern is health physics professionals.
Most health physicists have at least a master's degree, but not all jobs in professional health physics require one.
Emily Wade, a graduate student in Radiation Health Physics, said she, too, came to support the department.
"Unlike other detectors, this spectrometer is more efficient, and able to measure and quantify both gamma and beta radiation at the same time," said David Hamby, an OSU professor of health physics.
The events came to light after Mr Whyte applied for his MoD records and noticed his name was on a mysterious "health physics" list.
In his latest interview, Amiri said the US agents had "reached wrong conclusions" about his research work which was in the area of health physics in Tehran's Malek Ashtar University of Technology.
Health Physics Society Professional Development School (2009) Ed.
It was the single worst disaster ever to befall the US nuclear power industry, and Thompson was hired as a health physics technician to go inside the plant and find out how dangerous the situation was.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission would get $15 million for scholarships and fellowships in nuclear science, engineering and health physics and well as for faculty development.

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