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ICRP Publication 143
Paediatric Reference Computational Phantoms

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This report describes the development and intended use of a series of ten computational phantoms representing the reference male and female at newborn, 1-year-old, 5-year-old, 10-year-old, and 15-year-old as defined in Publication 89. These phantoms have been formally adopted by the ICRP for use within ICRP Committee 2 in the development of age-dependent dose coefficients following the 2007 Recommendations. They are presented in this report in the very same voxelised structures and tissue ID numbers as given in Publication 110 for the adult reference computational phantoms. These paediatric phantoms have been used by Task Group 90 of ICRP Committee 2 in the development of age-dependent dose coefficients representing external exposures to contaminated air, water, and soil. They have also been used by Task Group 96 of ICRP Committee 2 in the development of age-dependent specific absorbed fractions for internally emitted photons, electrons, alpha particles, and neutrons, in a manner similar to the adult SAF (Specific Absorbed Fraction) values given in Publication 133.
 
INTRODUCTION
 
SPECIFICATIONS OF THE ICRP PEDIATRIC REFERENCE PHANTOMS
 
DEVELOPMENT OF THE ICRP PAEDIATRIC REFERENCE PHANTOMS
 
DESCRIPTION OF THE ICRP PAEDIATRIC REFERENCE PHANTOMS
 
APPLICATIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF THE PAEDIATRIC REFERENCE

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