radiation leakage

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the escape of something through a break in a barrier or wall.
radiation leakage radiation going out through the x-ray tube housing in all directions other than that of the useful beam.

radiation leakage

radiation going out through the x-ray tube housing in all directions rather than that of the useful beam.
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A residential and commercial oven manufacturer asked Freudenberg-NOK to develop a material that would eliminate microwave radiation leakage and resist high temperatures and aggressive chemicals.
While radiation leakage has already declined, the cumulative effect has had a growing impact on nearby areas.
On the downside, confidence among consumers and investors alike has taken a hit, mainly owing to fears about radiation leakages and power shortages.
The budget will also help Tokyo Electric Power Co pay damages over the radiation leakage at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station and fund health checks on residents in Fukushima prefecture over the next 30 years.
Banking shares extended losses after falling Friday on Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano's remarks that lenders to Tokyo Electric Power, or TEPCO, may be asked to ease the utility's loan burden as it faces massive compensation payments over radiation leakage from the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.
As operators struggle to regain control of the damaged Daiichi nuclear reactors 240 kilometers north of Tokyo, radiation leakage continued
As such there was no large amount of radiation leakage outside," Japan's chief cabinet secretary Yukio Edano said in a news conference last night.
Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano confirmed on Saturday there has been an explosion and radiation leakage at Tokyo Electric Power Co's (TEPCO) Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.
The Russian Navy declined to give details of the accident but said there was no radiation leakage, reports said.
described advantages of helical IMRT, including the ability to treat multiple sites simultaneously, very little radiation leakage through the multileaf collimator and greater patient comfort.
A fire broke out at a nuclear power plant in western Japan yesterday, but no radiation leakage was reported.

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