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Radiation Units: A Slippery Opponent

Be prepared. You are now entering a world where dose, dose equivalent, effective dose, and committed dose are all different quantities. This is your road map; don’t get lost. 695 more words

Fission Fragments

Geant4 for Dummies (Part 3)

So, that job I was talking about in part 1: I got it. Now I’m two months in, and need to use Geant4 for models. 266 more words


Robert J. Macek, Ph.D.

Title:  Physicist
Company:  TechSource, Inc.
Location:  Los Alamos, NM United States

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Plot script for nuclear cross section data

When I some years ago began working with nuclear cross section calculations, via the reaction codes EMPIRE and TALYS, my initial thought was; “No, I can’t start plotting all these cross section plots individually. 7,931 more words


Nuclear And Magnetic Resonance Mix

I have briefly explained magnetic resonance imaging before and so it is advisable to read this previous article first. One of the other common methods of biological scanning is nuclear imaging. 239 more words

Medical Physics

Weekly Roundup 37

Nuclear accidents are pretty rare. There are seven categories for nuclear disasters and there have only been two, Chernobyl and Fukushima, which fall into the highest category. 266 more words

Weekly Roundup