radiation source

radiation source

[‚rād·ē′ā·shən ‚sȯrs]
(nucleonics)
Usually a sealed capsule containing an artificial radioisotope, used in teletherapy, radiography, as a power source for batteries, or in various types of industrial gages; machines such as accelerators, and radioisotopic generators and natural radionuclides may also be considered as sources.
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Contract notice: supply of a co-60 radiation source
In addition, the voltage was generated when noise current flowed through a parasitic capacitance and this voltage acted as a radiation source.
Using proprietary miniaturized x-ray as the radiation source, the Xoft eBX System delivers isotopefree radiation treatment in a targeted prescribed dose directly to the site where cancer recurrence is most likely, designed to minimize exposure to healthy tissue such as the bladder and rectum.
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Turn them on and let them operate away from a radiation source for at least 20 minutes.
First and simplest, if the radiation source is external to the human body one can, in principle, erect a protective barrier or merely walk away.
Mitsubishi Motors confirmed that both its factories in Aichi Prefecture and Okayama Prefecture, as well as the Fuso factory in Kanagawa Prefecture, are not located near the Fukushima nuclear plant and thus are not next to the radiation source.
Increasing distance from a radiation source, shorten the time of exposure  and shielding, which are the basic  protective measures to reduce doses from external exposure, could save our lives, Hong Kong Observatory (HKO) said.
They zeroed in on the latest radiation source at the shop of Bablu's employer Mahavir Gupta in Mayapuri phase I's D block, almost 500 metres from Jain's shop.
The object is irradiated with light, particularly structured light, that is emitted by a radiation source and consists, in particular, of coherent light or partially coherent light, especially laser light.
Radiation source use and replacement; abbreviated version.
The Synchrotron Radiation Source (SRS) was set up in 1980 at Cheshire's Daresbury Laboratory and led the field in using high-powered beams of light to reveal the structure of atoms and molecules inside materials.