ICRP Publication 107: Nuclear Decay Data for Dosimetric Calculations (Annals of the ICRP)
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In this report, the Commission provides an electronic database of the physical data needed in calculations of radionuclide-specific protection and operational quantities. This database supersedes the data of Publication 38 (ICRP, 1983), and will be used in future ICRP publications of dose coefficients for the intake of or exposure to radionuclides in the workplace and the environment. The database contains information on the half-lives, decay chains, and yields and energies of radiations emitted in nuclear transformations of 1252 radionuclides of 97 elements. The CD accompanying the publication provides electronic access to complete tables of the emitted radiations, as well as the beta and neutron spectra. The database has been constructed such that user-developed software can extract the data needed for further calculations of a radionuclide of interest. A Windows-based application is provided to display summary information on a user-specified radionuclide, as well as the general characterisation of the nuclides contained in the database.
In addition, the application provides a means by which the user can export the emissions of a specified radionuclide for use in subsequent calculations.
ABSTRACT GUEST EDITORIAL CONTENTS PREFACE MAIN POINTS GLOSSARY 1. INTRODUCTION 2. METHODS EMPLOYED IN COMPLILING THE NUCLEAR DECAY DATA 2.1. General 2.2. Alpha decay 2.3. Beta decay 2.4. Electron-capture decay 2.5. Isomeric transition and conversion of gamma rays 2.6. X-ray and Auger-electron yields and energies 2.7. Spontaneous fission 3. CONTENT OF ACCOMPANYING CD AND THE DATA FILES 3.1. Content of the CD 3.2. Nuclear data files REFERENCES
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