Trends and Issues in Metabolism and Dosimetry for Tritium Intake

삼중수소 피폭방사선량 평가의 경향과 이슈에 대한 고찰

  • 김희근 (한수원(주) 원자력발전기술원) ;
  • 공태영 (한수원(주) 원자력발전기술원) ;
  • 정우태 (한수원(주) 원자력발전기술원)
  • Received : 2011.03.07
  • Accepted : 2011.05.04
  • Published : 2011.06.30


Tritium is the one of the most important radionuclide for workers in nuclear power plants (NPPs) and the public, from the dosimetric point of view. Humans are likely to have internal radiation exposure by tritium inhalation. Radiation exposure by tritium accounts for approximately 7% and 60~90% of the total radiation exposure of NPP workers and the public during normal operation, respectively. Thus, many researches have been conducted to estimate the internal dose by tritium precisely in the world. In terms of tritium dosimetry, this paper provides the current status of research for tritium metabolism and dosimetry.


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