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Cobalt Blues

The Story of Leonard Grimmett, the Man Behind the First Cobalt-60 Unit in the United States

Cobalt Blues by Peter R. Almond
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Leonard Grimmett's full story is now told for the first time

Covers the history of the development of the cobalt-60 radiotherapy treatment units

Describes the differences between the Oak Ridge graphite reactor and the Canadian Chalk River reactor and their capabilities for producing suitable cobalt-60 sources

Describes the various individuals involved and their interactions and how this has led to the development of one of the world's largest cancer centers and one of the world's largest medical physics programs

Springer New York; November 2012
160 pages; ISBN 9781461449249
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Title: Cobalt Blues
Author: Peter R. Almond
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