[ RadSafe ] Activity versus dose/exposure

Carol Marcus csmarcus at ucla.edu
Wed Jun 22 11:22:54 CDT 2011

Dear John:

It's called the "Specific Gamma-ray Dose Constant" and you can find a 
table of them on pp 6-10 to 6-14 in the third edition (1998) of 
Schleien, Slaback, and Birky's "Handbook of Health Physics and 
Radiological Health".

Carol S. Marcus, Ph.D., M.D.
Depts. of Radiation Oncology and of Radiological Sciences
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

At 08:40 AM 6/22/2011, John Gerald Center, Jr wrote:
>Is there any sort of quick reference guide available that compares 
>the activity of different radioisotopes to expected dose/exposure 
>for that isotope?
>Thanks in advance,
>John G. Center, Jr.
>Radiation Safety Officer
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