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Endo, A.* ; Petoussi-Henß, N. ; Zankl, M. ; Bolch, W.E.* ; Eckerman, K.F.* ; Hertel, N.E.* ; Hunt, J.G.* ; Pelliccioni, M.* ; Schlattl, H. ; Menzel, H.G.*

Overview of the ICRP/ICRU adult reference computational phantoms and dose conversion coefficients for external idealised exposures.

Radiat. Prot. Dosim. 161, 11-16 (2014)
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This paper reviews the ICRP Publications 110 and 116 describing the reference computational phantoms and dose conversion coefficients for external exposures. The International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) in its 2007 Recommendations made several revisions to the methods of calculation of the protection quantities. In order to implement these recommendations, the DOCAL task group of the ICRP developed computational phantoms representing the reference adult male and female and then calculated a set of dose conversion coefficients for various types of idealised external exposures. This paper focuses on the dose conversion coefficients for neutrons and investigates their relationship with the conversion coefficients of the protection and operational quantities of ICRP Publication 74. Contributing factors to the differences between these sets of conversion coefficients are discussed in terms of the changes in phantoms employed and the radiation and tissue weighting factors.
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Publikationstyp Artikel: Journalartikel
Dokumenttyp Wissenschaftlicher Artikel
Schlagwörter reference phantoms; conversion coefficients; external radiation; Monte Carlo; neutrons
ISSN (print) / ISBN 0144-8420
e-ISSN 1742-3406
Quellenangaben Band: 161, Heft: 1-4, Seiten: 11-16 Artikelnummer: , Supplement: ,
Verlag Oxford University Press
Verlagsort Oxford
Begutachtungsstatus Peer reviewed