Cell survival measurements using T-1 cells were made following exposure to several mixtures of high LET alpha particles from239 Pu with X rays under aerobic and hypoxic conditions. The results indicate that a small percentage of the total dose due to alpha particles was very effective in reducing the OER; however, the RBE does not increase appreciably. For example, when only 11% of the total dose was due to alpha particles, the OER was 1.8 compared to 2.5 for X rays, although the RBE was less than 1.2. These results are consistent with published results of OER and RBE measurements using fast neutrons and the a broadened Bragg peak of a helium ion beam.
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Research Article| December 01 1974
RBE and OER Variations of Mixtures of Plutonium Alpha Particles and X-Rays for Damage to Human Kidney Cells (T-1)
Radiat Res (1974) 60 (3): 473–481.
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M. R. Raju, J. H. Jett; RBE and OER Variations of Mixtures of Plutonium Alpha Particles and X-Rays for Damage to Human Kidney Cells (T-1). Radiat Res 1 December 1974; 60 (3): 473–481. doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3574026
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