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Radiation dose models for people

Cairns Bain
South Africa
Nuclear Africa

Cairns Bain, M.Sc. nuclear physics and Ph.D. coastal oceanography: At the dawn of the nuclear power age it was realised that nuclear power plant workers could potentially be exposed to nuclear radiation from the operating plant. As a result, extensive studies were carried out concerning possible radiation absorption, and what such radiation could then do to the people. These international studies were not confined to the workers at nuclear plants, but were extended to consider any people living anywhere near nuclear plants.