Health Physics Services

Sources of ionizing and non-ionizing radiation are essential elements of research and teaching at Northwestern.

  • Ionizing radiation sources include x-ray devices and radioactive materials (RAM) such as naturally occuring radioactive materials (NORM), sealed sources, and unsealed sources.‚Äč
  • Non-ionizing radiation sources include lasers and magnetic fields.

Contact Health Physics Services at radiation-safety@northwestern.edu.