When the atomic physicist measures or computes, application of their results may not be immediately obvious. However, atomic data form the basis of many mature and developing applications. Two of these applications andtheir dependence on data are reviewed here. In particular, the national standard for radiation exposure and the processing of the United States mail with radiation are discussed.
Proceedings Title: Application of Accelerators in Research and Industry: 17th International Conference on the Application of Accelerators in Research and Industry
Issue: No. 1
Conference Dates: November 12-16, 2002
Conference Title: AIP Conference Proceedings
Pub Type: Conferences
atomic data, bremsstrahlung, Monte Carlo calculations, PENELOPE, photo-electron, radiation