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ID (ISN) del documento19887
Número CIS 72-2611
ISSN - Título de la serie 0017-9078 - Health Physics
Año 1972
Número de serie
Autor(es) Greenhouse N.A., Peterson G.C.
Título An evaluation of radiation hazards from high-voltage vacuum interrupters
Información bibliográfica July 1972, Vol.23, No.1, p.85-88. Illus. 3 ref.
Resumen High-voltage vacuum interrupters (solenoid-actuated relays used to control dc, ac and rf currents of potentials up to 100kV) can be potent X-ray sources. X-ray production was investigated in 18 devices of this type and correlated with electrode condition and alignment, gap width, and envelope pressure. X-ray fields of the order of tens of roentgens per hour at 1m were found in interrupters operated within their maximum voltage rating. The magnitude of these intensities and the unpredictable radiation production characteristics warrant an increased awareness of the hazard and the use of protective measures (shielding, personnel monitoring and training) to prevent insidious exposures.
Descriptores (primarios) interruptores de circuito; rayos X; rayos de frecuencias radioeléctricas; alta tensión
Descriptores (secundarios) material de radiofrecuencia; campos eléctricos; formación en prevención; medida de la intensidad de campo; control de la irradiación; blindaje eléctrico
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Radiaciones
Broad subject area(s)
Navegación por categoria(s) Electricidad
Non-ionizing radiation
Ionizing radiation