Background Radiation

Known as: Radiation, Natural, Low-Level Radiation, Radiation, Background 
Radiation from sources other than the source of interest. It is due to cosmic rays and natural radioactivity in the environment.
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
We conducted a large record-based case–control study testing associations between childhood cancer and natural background… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The monitoring of packets destined for routeable, yet unused, Internet addresses has proved to be a useful technique for… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Medical radiation exposure of the U.S. population has not been systematically evaluated for almost 25 y. In 1982, the per capita… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVE:For diagnosis, assessing disease activity, complications and extraintestinal manifestations, and monitoring response to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVE The purpose of our study was to determine typical organ doses, and the corresponding effective doses, to adult and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
People in some areas of Ramsar, a city in northern Iran, receive an annual radiation absorbed dose from background radiation that… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The concept of a real-time range camera without moving parts is described, based on the time-of-flight (TOF) principle. It… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The blackbody radiation left over from the Big Bang has been transformed by the expansion of the Universe into the nearly… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
We present a full-sky 100 km map that is a reprocessed composite of the COBE/DIRBE and IRAS/ ISSA maps, with the zodiacal… (More)
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Review
1994
Review
1994
General correlations are found between the detailed spatial and temporal nature of the initial physical features of radiation… (More)
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