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electronic instrument for radon daughter dosimetry

John Darkin

electronic instrument for radon daughter dosimetry

by John Darkin

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Published by Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radioactivity -- Instruments.,
  • Radon.,
  • Radiation dosimetry.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 11.

    Statementby John Durkin.
    SeriesReport of investigations - Bureau of Mines ; 8255, Report of investigations (United States. Bureau of Mines) -- 8255.
    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Mines.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[3], 22 p. :
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17646616M

    i-radon monitors / dosimeters. DOSEMAN instrument provides flexible opportunities for continuous measurement of radon levels and simultaneous monitoring of radiation dose from radon and daughter products. DOSEMAN can be put in a room or worn on your belt ; A radiation dosimeter is a device that measures exposure to ionizing radiation. dosimetry in diagnostic radiology. Chapter Instrumentation for Dosimetry •is an instrument that measures dose of ionizing radiation •usually comprises a measuring assembly - electrometer and one •lack of electronic or environmental equilibrium or humidity etcFile Size: 1MB.

    February INFO - , Introduction to Dosimetry 5 FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS To understand dosimetry, one must also understand other related concepts such as atomic structure, radioactive decay and types of radiation. These concepts are File Size: 2MB. Radon is a natural radioactive gas used to estimate the radioactive hazard in the environment. Radon (Rn), which is one of the daughters of uranium (U), represents the most essential isotope.

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Electronic instrument for radon daughter dosimetry. [Washington]: Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, (OCoLC) Online version: Durkin, John. Electronic instrument for radon daughter dosimetry. [Washington]: Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National.

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