Shippen, Alan and Joyce, Malcolm J. (2010) Profiling the depth of caesium-137 contamination in concrete via a relative linear attenuation model. Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 68 (4-5). pp. 631-634. ISSN 0969-8043Full text not available from this repository.
An application of the relative attenuation of X rays and γ rays for the measurement of depth of radioactive contamination in concrete and is described, based upon the photon energy spectrum of caesium-137. This has been tested on two bespoke phantoms with pressed/cast concrete and silica sand highlighting the potential for sub-millimetre depth resolution. This research highlights the importance of the ease of calibration, prior to application in the field, and improved knowledge of materials composition in legacy facilities.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Applied Radiation and Isotopes|
|Subjects:||T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Engineering|
|Deposited By:||Mrs Yaling Zhang|
|Deposited On:||25 Feb 2011 14:54|
|Last Modified:||07 Jan 2015 15:53|
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