THE STATE OF THE ART IN THE 1990’S: NCRP REPORT No. 136 ON THE SCIENTIFIC BASES FOR LINEARITY IN THE DOSE-RESPONSE RELATIONSHIP FOR IONIZING RADIATION

@article{Upton2003THESO,
  title={THE STATE OF THE ART IN THE 1990’S: NCRP REPORT No. 136 ON THE SCIENTIFIC BASES FOR LINEARITY IN THE DOSE-RESPONSE RELATIONSHIP FOR IONIZING RADIATION},
  author={Arthur C. Upton},
  journal={Health Physics},
  year={2003},
  volume={85},
  pages={15-22}
}
  • A. Upton
  • Published 1 July 2003
  • Medicine
  • Health Physics
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