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Ionizing radiation risks to satellite power systems (SPS) workers in space

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Published by The Department, Available from National Technical Information Service in Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Satellite solar power stations -- Environmental aspects,
  • Ionizing radiation -- Physiological effect

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared for U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Research, Solar Power Satellites Division ; prepared by Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory under contract no. W-7405-eng-48
    ContributionsUnited States. Solar Power Satellite Project Division, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 52 p. :
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14221690M

    application of space radiation shieIding for complex situations, such as manned spacecraft, has been limited. The approach has generally been to design the space system without regard to radiation, then to examine the need for possible modifications to meet the requirements for space radiation protection, considering the. Risks associated with ionizing radiation have been known for almost as long as ionizing radiation itself: within a year o f the discovery of X-rays by Röntgen, skin burns had been reported.

    physics power systems suffer from a combination of these effects: a high mean time to failure is required, failure can impact on protectionand the, proximity of systems to accelerators increases the likelihood of radiation-induced paper presents the Cited by: 3. Ionizing Radiation Effects in Electronics: From Memories to Imagers delivers comprehensive coverage of the effects of ionizing radiation on state-of-the-art semiconductor devices. The book also offers valuable insight into modern radiation-hardening techniques. The text begins by providing important.

    Non-ionizing radiation includes radiant heat, radio waves, microwaves, terahertz radiation, infrared light, visible light, and ultraviolet light. The purpose of radiation protection is to provide an appropriate level of protection for humans without unduly limiting the beneficial actions giving rise to radiation exposure. Newer data suggest that the risks for low-level radiation are lower than risks estimated from data from high exposures and that the present 5 rem per year limit for workers is adequate. Full text Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (M), or click on a page image below to browse page by by:


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