[ RadSafe ] Beta Correction Factor

Redmond, Randy (RXQ) redmondrr at y12.doe.gov
Thu Dec 6 11:01:32 CST 2007

We do our beta correction factors at contact with U-238 and they are
typically 3.2 to 3.8.  Sr/Y-90 is done at ORNL at 30cm and is typically
1.1 to 1.3. 

Randy Redmond
Radiological Engineering

-----Original Message-----
From: radsafe-bounces at radlab.nl [mailto:radsafe-bounces at radlab.nl] On
Behalf Of Dave Biela
Sent: Wednesday, December 05, 2007 1:47 PM
To: radsafe at radlab.nl
Subject: [ RadSafe ] Beta Correction Factor

Looking for technical data on the Beta Correction Factor for:

1.  R.O. 20
2.  Contact Window Open
3.  Sr/Y-90

I have data for 30cm but could not find it for a contact reading.

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