[ RadSafe ] query

Grant Nixon grant.nixon at theratronics.ca
Fri Mar 6 12:35:53 CST 2009

Dear Bernard:

One such study, in the case of Cs-Cl powder (i.e., Cs-137 chloride powder), was published in Scientific American, November 2002, page 76

See the following link which also describes this:

Best regards,


Grant I. Nixon, Ph.D., P.Phys.
Senior Radiation Physicist
Best Theratronics
413 March Road
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
K2K 0E4
From: radsafe-bounces at radlab.nl [radsafe-bounces at radlab.nl] On Behalf Of Bernard L. Cohen [blc+ at pitt.edu]
Sent: Friday, March 06, 2009 2:24 PM
To: RadiatSafety
Subject: [ RadSafe ] query

Does anyone know of studies to estimate how widely the radioactivity
would be spread if a dirty bomb were detonated in a large city?

Bernard L. Cohen
Physics Dept., University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Tel: (412)624-9245  Fax: (412)624-9163
e-mail: blc at pitt.edu  web site: http://www.phyast.pitt.edu/~blc

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