As low as reasonably achievable (ALARA)

As low as reasonably achievable (ALARA) is a principle of radioprotection stating that whenever ionizing radiation has to be applied to humans, animals or materials exposure should be as low as reasonably achievable. It is fundamental to the principles of radiation protection.

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rID: 35183
Section: Physics
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • ALARA principle

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