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Name: Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation
ID: m42652
Language: English (en)
Summary:
  • Define various units of radiation.
  • Describe RBE.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: Becquerel, Gray, High dose, Hormesis, Linear hypothesis, Low dose, Moderate dose, Quality factor, Rad, (RBE), Relative Biological Effectiveness, Roentgen Equivalent Man (Rem), Shielding, Sievert
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org), OSC Physics Maintainer (info@openstaxcollege.org)

Latest version: 1.4 (history)
First publication date: Jan 18, 2012 10:26 am -0600
Last revision to module: Jul 5, 2012 9:47 pm -0500

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Version: 1.4 Jul 5, 2012 9:47 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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image updates and LO modification

Version: 1.3 Jun 13, 2012 4:17 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.2 May 23, 2012 4:52 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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initial content publication

Version: 1.1 Jan 20, 2012 9:02 pm -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Created module

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