Chapter 7. Accelerator Health Physics

  1. Dr. Joseph John Bevelacqua

Published Online: 19 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527626809.ch7

Contemporary Health Physics: Problems and Solutions, Second Edition

Contemporary Health Physics: Problems and Solutions, Second Edition

How to Cite

Bevelacqua, J. J. (2009) Accelerator Health Physics, in Contemporary Health Physics: Problems and Solutions, Second Edition, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527626809.ch7

Author Information

  1. Bevelacqua Resources, 343 Adair Drive, 99352 Richland, WA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 FEB 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527408245

Online ISBN: 9783527626809

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Keywords:

  • accelerator health physics;
  • high-energy interactions;
  • radiation types;
  • proton accelerators;
  • electron accelerators;
  • light sources;
  • large hadron collider;
  • muon colliders;
  • shielding

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • High-Energy Interactions

  • Radiation Types

  • Proton Accelerators

  • Electron Accelerators

  • Light Sources

  • Heavy-Ion Accelerators

  • Large Hadron Collider

  • Muon Colliders

  • Radiation Types of Concern

  • Shielding

  • Accelerator Beam Containment

  • Dose Equivalent Rate from the Accelerator Target

  • Beam Current

  • Pulsed Radiation Fields

  • Scenarios

  • References