Replacing Cesium-137 Irradiators: Alternative and Emerging Technology
Hospitals and research centers are addressing security, safety and liability concerns by replacing cesium-137 irradiators with alternative technologies.
California’s Radiological Threat Reduction Initiative
Case Study: An Analysis of Several National Approaches to Alternative Technologies for Radioactive Sources
Paper explores “case studies” of national experiences of Japan, France, Norway, and the United States in replacing cesium-137 blood irradiators
Treatment, Not Terror
Recent terrorist attacks have renewed concerns that terrorists could use widely available radiological sources to carry out an attack. Reducing the use of high-risk sources can help reduce this potential threat from occurring.