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ANS webinar to focus on low-dose radiation risk
Join ANS on Thursday, January 21, at noon (ET) for a Q&A with an expert panel as they discuss how to communicate about the risk of low-dose radiation. “Talking About Low-dose Radiation Risk” is a free members-only event that serves as a follow-up to the “Risky Business” President’s Session that took place during the ANS Virtual Winter Meeting last November. The session will take a deeper dive into the many questions generated from the thought-provoking discussion.
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M. Imai, Y. Iriki, A. Itoh
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 63 | Number 3 | May 2013 | Pages 392-399
Technical Paper | Selected papers from IAEA-NFRI Technical Meeting on Data Evaluation for Atomic, Molecular and Plasma-Material Interaction Processes in Fusion, September 4-7, 2012, Daejeon, Republic of Korea | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST13-A16447
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Single-electron-capture cross sections 10 for W+ projectile ions on Ar and Kr atomic gas targets at 10 keV (55 eV/u) and on H2, D2, CH4, C2H6, and C3H8 molecular gas targets at between 5.0 and 10 keV (27 and 55 eV/u) were experimentally derived for the first time. With our published single-electron-capture cross sections q q-1 for Beq+, Bq+, Cq+ , Feq+ , Niq+ , and Wq+ (q = 1 for Fe; q = 1,2 for the others) ions in low energy, an attempt was made to draw scaling behavior of single-electron-capture cross sections for such slow low-q ions on target species. Established scaling formulas are found to reproduce the measured cross sections generally within a magnitude and with higher precision for specific initial charge state and target species.