Physics, Health & Homeland Security
APS April Meeting 2010
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Novel nuclear physics applications range from detecting smuggled nuclear fuel to minimally invasive methods for monitoring radiation exposure to detecting pollutants on surfaces and in the environment.
Session Y13 includes a number of nuclear physics innovations intended to keep us safe and healthy.
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