The researchers showed the devices kept working despite intense ionizing radiation and heat by dipping them for two hours into the core of the University of Utah's research reactor.
What does IR stand for?
IR stands for Ionizing Radiation
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We have 68 other meanings of IR in our Acronym Attic
- Interventional Radiologist (medicine)
- Interventional Radiology (medicine)
- Investable Resources
- Investigation Report
- Investigation Request
- Investment Request
- Investor Relation
- Invitation Request
- Invoice Receipt (accounting)
- Inward Radial
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May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trojan Defense and Silvaco today announced their collaboration for the development of the Trojan Defense Carnyx (TM) ionizing radiation and neutron detector.
For instance, doctors know that drinking alcohol, hormone therapy that combines estrogen and progestin, too much exposure to ionizing radiation from CT scans, and being overweight after menopause are all proven risk factors in breast cancer.
Gerber headed the American Heart Association panel that wrote the scientific advisory, which concludes that "cardiac imaging studies that expose patients to ionizing radiation should be ordered only after thoughtful consideration of the potential benefit to the patient.
to allow the use of ionizing radiation for the control of microbial contamination on dietary supplements and dietary ingredients (FAP 2M4741).
Ionizing radiation has been used to inactivate Salmonella on a variety of foods and contact surfaces, but the relative efficacy of the process against biofilm-associated cells and free-living planktonic cells is not well documented.
The seventh Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation (BEIR) report, sponsored by several federal agencies, assessed and updated the health risks from low linear energy transfer (low-LET) radiation, which deposits little energy in a cell and thus tends to cause little damage.
Ionizing radiation has long been used in workplaces and its use has grown significantly in recent years.