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Health Care

Building from a long history of providing the national measurement standards to support radiation therapies and medical imaging technologies (specifically, mammography), the Division continues to expand its efforts to address the growing need for quantitative results in medical imaging and advances in radiation therapy modalities.

Absorbed-Dose Measurements to Support Biologic Research

Absorbed Dose to Water and Air Kerma Calibrations in 60Co Therapy Level Gamma-Ray Beams

Applications of NIST Alanine/EPR Dosimetry to the Irradiaiton of Blood and Blood Products

Calibration of Low-Energy Photon Brachytherapy Sources

Characterization of Dosimeters Used in Computed Tomography

National Air-Kerma Standards for Electron Brachytherapy

New Reference Standards for Digital Mamography

Small-field Therapy Dosimetry Studies Using Alanine/EPR

Wide-Angle Neutron Polarization Analysis