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Energy and Environment Directorate

Research Capabilities

Medical Testing Using Irradiations

PNNL provides a one-stop center for all your medical seed measurement and Monte Carlo calculation needs. Evaluations in addition to AAPM/TG-43 that PNNL can provide include:

  • Radial Dose Function and Dose Rate Constant
  • Anisotropy Function and Anisotropy Factor
  • Air-kerma rate (via Well chamber)
  • Energy spectra measurement in air and in water phantom
  • Seed core movement measurements
  • 2-D and 3-D radiographs of field
  • Accurate half-life measurements of seeds.

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