Atomic Energy

, Volume 92, Issue 5, pp 448–450 | Cite as

Possible Approach to Modifying the Formula for Calculating the Effective Dose

  • M. V. Zhukovskii
  • A. V. Pavlyuk


The purpose of this work is to provide justification for introducing a dependence on the age of an individual at the moment of irradiation into the definition of the effective dose and to estimate the numerical values of the age-weighting coefficients. A modified approach to defining the effective dose, taking account of the age at the moment of irradiation, is proposed. The numerical values of the age-weighting coefficients are determined using the basic models for extrapolating radiation risk for two different populations: the Russian population and part of the US population.


Radiation Effective Dose Radiation Risk Russian Population 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. V. Zhukovskii
    • 1
  • A. V. Pavlyuk
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Industrial Ecology, Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of SciencesRussia

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