non-ionizing radiation

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non-ionizing radiation

Electromagnetic radiation, the photons of which lack the energy required to ionize atoms or induce ion formation; NIR includes sound, ultraviolet, visible, and infrared light, microwaves, and radiowaves. Cf Ionizing radiation.

Non-ionizing radiation

Rays of energy that move in long, slow wave patterns and do not penetrate cells.t
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It was noted that unlike ionizing radiations - emitted from gamma rays, X-rays, and radon - that can break chemical bonds and subsequently cause cancer, radio-frequency devices like mobile phones and microwaves emit non-ionizing radiation.
com)-- PACSHealth, LLC's DoseMonitor[R] Radiation Dose Management tool continues its roll out of new features in the latest version of software, with a focus on non-ionizing data including MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging).
Non-ionizing breast imaging technologies segment is projected to witness fastest growth during the forecast period owing to the introduction of advanced imaging modalities such as automated whole breast ultrasound technology.
It said they were found to comply with guidelines set out by the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP), which supplies recommendations to the World Health Organisation.
The global breast imaging market is segmented into two major categories on the basis of types of technologies such as, ionizing technologies and non-ionizing technologies.
We will be acquiring non-ionizing scanners that should help us more finely screen for contraband, which drives violence in our facilities," Correction Department of Officials told International Business Times.
Mohamed Al Noaimi, TRA Director of Technical Operations, As per the condition stated in licenses granted by TRA Bahrain, public telecommunication operators required to ensure that emission from their radio installation is within the limits set by the International Commission for Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP).
According to the measurement reports, results of field strength measurement from the areas surrounding 1500 towers, masts and in-building solutions during June 2015 - March 2016 revealed that none of emissions from the radio base stations operated in these sites have exceeded the ICNIRP (International Commission for Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection) thresholds for any frequency band in the residential, public and occupational areas.
Why distinguish between ionizing & non-ionizing [radiation]?
The third theme will address the health and environmental issues related to radio-communication stations, which will be discussed through working papers dealing with studies and guidelines of the World Health Organisation, the standards and guidelines of the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection, the principles of measurement of electromagnetic fields and procedures for the licensing of stations and communication towers in the United States, as well as procedures governing.
OCT is an established, non-invasive, non-ionizing imaging technology widely used in clinical diagnostic applications, according to company CEO Don Bogue.
This book deals specifically with the potential harm from "non-thermal levels of non-ionizing electromagnetic radiation" and is intended for the general reader.

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