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Fundamental Difficulties in Dose Calculation

  • Alexey V. YablokovEmail author
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Abstract

The modern system of radiation protection is based on the calculations of effective doses. These doses are not physically measured, but only calculated. Some basic assumptions underlying these calculations are effective only under strictly controlled conditions (almost exclusively for the personnel, but not to the public). For effective public protection against the consequences of the nuclear disasters the dose concept has to be seriously reshaped.

Keywords

Effective dose Low doses Radiation protection Radiosensitivity 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.N.K. Koltzoff’ Institute of Developmental Biology RASMoscowRussia

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