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Commentary No. 016 - Screening of Humans for Security Purposes Using Ionizing Radiation Scanning Systems (2003)

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Commentary No. 16 (2003) presents radiation protection advice concerning ionizing radiation-producing devices that are being evaluated for various uses in screening of humans for the purpose of security. Chief among the devices being evaluated at the present time are scanning systems that utilize x rays. This Commentary primarily addresses systems utilizing ionizing radiation, but also describes briefly some systems under consideration that utilize nonionizing radiation.
Scientific Committee:
Kenneth L. Miller, Chairman

David J. Brenner
Frank Cerra
Joel O. Lubenau
R. Julian Preston
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