Question #6599f

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Aug 16, 2017

Answer:

The half-value layer (HVL) is the thickness of material that reduces the intensity of radiation entering it by one-half.

Explanation:

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Some medical applications are

  • To determine the thickness of shielding needed to protect X-ray technicians from stray radiation

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  • To adjust X-ray intensity to a level appropriate to the diagnostic procedure

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  • To shield some areas of the body when other parts are being X-rayed.

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