The impact of possible modifications to the DS86 dosimetry on neutron risk and relative biological effectiveness

@article{Hunter2002TheIO,
  title={The impact of possible modifications to the DS86 dosimetry on neutron risk and relative biological effectiveness},
  author={Nezahat Hunter and Monty W Charles},
  journal={Journal of Radiological Protection},
  year={2002},
  volume={22},
  pages={357 - 370}
}
The current DS86 dosimetry system for the Japanese bomb survivors indicates that neutron doses were so low that they prevent the direct derivation of any useful estimates of neutron risk. However, the large body of thermal neutron activation measurements carried out over many years in Hiroshima and Nagasaki appear to indicate that current DS86 neutron doses may have been significantly underestimated in Hiroshima. An earlier companion paper has provided an update of neutron activation… 

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