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Dosimetry Group

The Dosimetry Group advances the measurement of quantities important in the radiological sciences through programs in the dosimetry of x-rays, gamma-rays, electrons, and other charged particles.

The Dosimetry Group develops, maintains, and disseminates the national standards for the gray, the Système International (SI) unit for radiation dose, for medical, radiation processing, homeland security, and radiation protection applications.

News and Updates

Computing for Better Radiation Therapy

Doctors devising a plan of attack on a tumor may one day gain another tactical advantage thanks to a series of sophisticated calculations proposed by PML's

Projects and Programs

High-Resolution X-Ray Spectroscopy

We are pursuing a program of x-ray spectroscopy of highly-charged ions and plasmas using custom-designed and constructed curved crystal spectrometers.

Publications

Contemporary x-ray wavelength metrology and traceability

Author(s)
Lawrence T. Hudson, James P. Cline, Albert Henins, Marcus H. Mendenhall, Csilla I. Szabo-Foster
We report recent advances in absolute x-ray wavelength metrology in the context of producing modern standard reference data. Primary standard x-ray wavelengths

Awards

Contacts

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