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**INVERSE SQUARE LAW: 1 CEU **This tutorial gives an overview on Interaction of Ionizing Radiation With Matter

**Objectives: Inverse Square Law**

**Topics to be Covered:**

- Definition of the inverse square law and the mathematical relationship between intensity and distance
- Examples of point sources
- Relevance of the inverse square law with respect to radiation safety
- Mathematical applications of the inverse square law and practice problems
- The Gamma Ray Dose Constant G and its dependence upon inverse square law

**Objectives**

After completion of this tutorial, one should be able to

- Define Inverse Square Law and state the mathematical relationship between intensity and distance
- Give 2 examples of point sources
- Explain the importance of the ISL with respect to Radiation Protection
- Solve mathematical problems based on the ISL
- Explain how the Gamma Ray Dose Constant G is related to the ISL

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