I= RADON MEASUREMENTS WITH CT-39 DETECTORS-IMPLICATIONS FOR URANIUM ORE ANALYSIS AND RISK ASSESSMENT.
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Title of Thesis
RADON MEASUREMENTS WITH CT-39 DETECTORS-IMPLICATIONS FOR URANIUM ORE ANALYSIS AND RISK ASSESSMENT.

Author(s)
Shafi-ur-Rehman.
Institute/University/Department Details
NWFP Agriculture University/ Faculty Of Crop Production Sciences
Session
2005
Subject
Plant Breeding
Number of Pages
123
Keywords (Extracted from title, table of contents and abstract of thesis)
radon measurements, uranium ore, ssntds, etch pit, radioactivity, radon exhalation rate

Abstract

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S. No. Chapter Title of the Chapters Page Size (KB)
1 00 Contents
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2 0 Synopsis 1
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3 1 An overview of Radon 3
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  1.1 Introduction 3
  1.2 Physical and Chemical Properties of Radon 4
  1.3 Radon daughters 5
  1.4 Dosimetry 5
  1.5 Radon and Risk 7
  1.6 Excess Long Cancer Risk 9
  1.7 Indoor Radon Sources 10
  1.8 Emanation 12
  1.9 Exhalation 13
  1.10 Mechanism of radon transport 13
  1.11 Radon measurement Techniques 16
  1.12 References 22
4 2 Etched Track Detectors 25
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  2.1 Historical Review 25
  2.2 Advantages of SSNTDs 26
  2.3 CR-39 Polymeric Track Detector 26
  2.4 Formation of the Latent Tracks 27
  2.5 Track Formation in Polymers 30
  2.6 Development of Ion Tracks in Polymers 32
  2.7 Etch Pit Profile with Prolonged Etching 38
  2.8 Track Counting 40
  2.9 References 42
5 3 Discovery of New Etchants 43
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  3.1 Introduction 43
  3.2 Experimental Procedures 44
  3.3 Results and Discussion 45
  3.4 Conclusion 71
  3.5 References 72
6 4 Measurement of Radioactivity A Case Study 74
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  4.1 Introduction 74
  4.2 Area under study 75
  4.3 Experimental Procedures 77
  4.4 Results and Discussion 79
  4.5 Conclusion 89
  4.6 References 90
7 5 Radon Exhalation Rate from Sand & Soil-A Case Study 92
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  5.1 Introduction 92
  5.2 Theme of the Study 93
  5.3 Theory 93
  5.4 Experimental procedures 98
  5.5 Results and Discussion 99
  5.6 Conclusion 104
  5.7 References 105
8 6 Analysis of Uranium ore Samples 106
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  6.1 Introduction 106
  6.2 Theory 107
  6.3 Experimental Procedures 108
  6.4 Results and Discussion 112
  6.5 Conclusion 117
  6.6 References 118
9 7 Conclusion and Discussion 120
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  7.1 Future Recommendations 120