Chapter 10.2 Protection from ionizing radiation

Mathematical, physical and chemical tables

First Online Edition (2006)

Part 10. Precautions against radiation injury

  1. D. C. Creagh1,
  2. S. Martinez-Carrera2

Published Online: 1 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1107/97809553602060000626

International Tables for Crystallography

International Tables for Crystallography

How to Cite

Creagh, D. C. and Martinez-Carrera, S. 2006. Protection from ionizing radiation. International Tables for Crystallography. C:10:10.2:962–963.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Health, Design, and Science, University of Canberra, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia

  2. 2

    San Ernesto, 6-Esc. 3, 28002 Madrid, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2006


This chapter sets out the legal requirements which must pertain for the protection of the public from radiation from enclosed and open radiation sources, sealed sources, X-ray diffraction and X-ray analysis apparatus, particle accelerators, and unsealed radioactive materials.


  • ionizing radiation;
  • precautions against radiation injury;
  • protection from ionizing radiation;
  • radiation injury;
  • radiation protection