Radiation quality of tritium.

  • Jing Chen
  • Published 2006 in Radiation protection dosimetry


Tritium occurs from both natural and manufactured processes. In the environment, tritium can exist in the form of tritiated water (HTO) and in an organic form known as organically-bound tritium (OBT). Although, the concentrations of environmental OBT are relatively low, there is concern that current risk factors may underestimate the risk from OBT. Because… (More)


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