INVERSE SQUARE RELATIONSHIP

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  • The relationship applies primarily for gamma emitters.


  • I-131 or Cs-137 (Gamma emitters) are two examples of materials that could use this relationship to calculate intensity.


  • Always wear gloves; they add shielding and prevent skin contamination.


  • As you get closer to the source, the exposure increases greatly.






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