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Radioactive Sources: Applications and Alternative Technologies assesses the status of medical, research, sterilization, and other commercial applications of radioactive sources and alternative (nonradioisotopic) technologies in the United States and internationally. Focusing on Category 1, 2, and 3 sources, this report reviews the current state of these sources by application and reviews the current state of existing technologies on the market or under development that are or could be used to replace radioisotopic technologies in those applications. Radioactive Sources will support existing and future activities under the National Nuclear Security Administration Office of Radiological Security program to reduce the use of high-risk radiological materials in commercial applications.

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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2022. Radioactive Sources: Applications and Alternative Technologies: Russian Version. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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194 pages | 8.5 x 11 |  DOI:
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Обзор 1-2
Резюме 3-10
1 Предпосылки и задача исследования 11-24
2 Использование радиоактивных источников, риски и контроль 25-54
3 Применение и развитие альтернативных технологий 55-68
4 Радиоактивные источники и альтернативные технологии в медицине и исследованиях 69-96
5 Радиоактивные источники и альтернативные технологии в стерилизации 97-114
6 Радиоактивные источники и альтернативные технологии в промышленности 115-140
Справочная литература 141-156
Приложение А: Биографические сведения членов и сотрудников комитета 157-162
Приложение В: Встречи по сбору информации 163-168
Приложение С: Сокращения и аббревиатуры 169-172
Приложение D: Глоссарий 173-176
Приложение E: Экономическая целесообразность внедрения альтернативных технологий 177-180
Приложение F: Различные методы стерилизации с помощью радиации 181-182

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