Ultraviolet Radiation Dosimetry and Measurement

  • Brian Diffey


Ultraviolet radiation (UVR) is part of the electromagnetic spectrum and lies between the visible and the X-ray regions. Different wavebands in the ultraviolet spectrum show enormous variations in causing biological damage, and for this reason the UV spectrum is divided into three spectral regions: UV-A, UV-B, and UV-C.


Ultraviolet Radiation Action Spectrum Relative Biological Effectiveness Spectral Irradiance Minimal Erythema Dose 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Brian Diffey
    • 1
  1. 1.Regional Medical Physics DepartmentDryburn HospitalDurhamUK

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