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1st Edition
Paul Peter Urone + 1 other
ISBN: 9781938168000
Textbook Problem

How many Gy of exposure is needed to give a cancerous tumor a dose of 40 Sv if it is exposed to α acfivity?

To determine

The dose in Gy for a 40 Sv when it exposed to α activity.

Explanation

Given:

The energy radiation for α activity =20 RBE

  Sv=40Sv

Formula used:

The does in Sv is

  Gy=SvRBE

Calculation:

Substituting the value

  <

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