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radiation shield

[‚rād·ē′ā·shən ‚shēld]
(engineering)
A shield or wall of material interposed between a source of radiation and a radiation-sensitive body, such as a person, radiation-detection instrument, or photographic film, to protect the latter.
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In the radiation parasitic model, there were four surfaces participating in the radiation exchange process: the external surface of the temperature sensor, the internal surface of the radiation shield, the external surface of the radiation shield, and the surroundings.
president of Radiation Shield Technologies, the surgeon and entrepreneur who invented Demron.
Manufactured by CFI Medical Solutions, the system - the first of its kind on the West Coast - comprises radiation shield aprons and face covers suspended from a movable track mounted on the lab ceiling.
The AegisGuard Headset Radiation Shields will be available in May.
The new radiation shield's price was not disclosed.
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Now, the European Space Agency is partnering with a German particle-accelerator laboratory to develop "radiation shields" that might protect spacecrafts' crews from exposure.
In response to the worst nuclear incident in Japan's history, MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES has developed a radiation shielded forklift truck cabin.
Because X-rays are used to allow the doctor to monitor what is going on inside the patient, it means that doctors standing close to the patient wear radiation shields such as lead aprons which are burdensome.
Radiation shields were prepared using the wax casting, shaped end-frame and sprayed mask techniques to shield around the arbitrary area.
A spokesman for the Telecommunications Users Association said: 'In the absence of any strict scientific knowledge at least they are building radiation shields just in case evidence does come up and show there is a health problem.'
A web page was created on the site of Ecstatic Ltd, which sold radiation shields for mobile phones and went out of business at the beginning of June, listing the credit card details of a number of customers and employees of the company.

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