radiation damage


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radiation damage

premalignant and malignant skin lesions (e.g. Bowen's disease, basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma during later adult life) developing subsequent to long-term exposure to ultraviolet radiation (wavelength = 180-400 nm, especially in ultraviolet B range, [~ 290 nm wavelength], i.e. sunlight)
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Radiation damage is mostly observed in regenerative tissues such as the gastrointestinal (GI) tract.
Being able to repair radiation damage could imply two important things: improving the quality of life of survivors and potentially expanding the therapeutic window of radiation, said Tabar.
It uses ion beams as a safe method for simulating the effects of radiation damage on materials and it allows scientists to carry out examinations at the nanoscale.
Most of the semiconductor electronic components are vulnerable to radiation damage; radiation-hardened components with some design and manufacturing variations are developed to reduce the susceptibility to radiation damage.
This slim volume packs in loads of information, balancing the stories of researchers like Robert Baker and Ronald Chesser, measuring radiation in voles that appears to bear no ill effects, with Timothy Mousseau and Anders Moller, who are studying radiation damage in barn swallows.
Details of radiation damage are then discussed, including cell survival curves, DNA damage, and damage repair mechanisms.
Because the threat posed by radiation damage was recognized early on, solar-cell makers fortified their devices against that sort of harm.
have invented a diagnostics method for intense, highly collimated x-ray or particle beams that allows a non-destructive method of characterizing the beam in full detail, without placing a detector into the beam where it would suffer from radiation damage.
2) These authors calculated on the basis of the linear no-threshold hypothesis of radiation damage that the children in the contaminated school buildings would experience between 1.
Conventional" fusion reactions produce copious amounts of neutrons, which are quite radioactive and, if not themselves "waste" in the sense that most people might picture, cause severe radiation damage to the structures of which the fusion reactor itself is built.
If severe enough, radiation damage may cause cancer, birth defects, and other serious health problems such as hair loss, redness of the skin, itching and ulcer much later on," she added.
He will simulate the effects of radiation damage on coatings to be applied to tubes that contain nuclear fuel.