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Design and Fabrication of New Radon Chamber for Radon Calibration Factor of Measurement
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Author(s)
Murtadha S. Al-Nafiey,Mohamad S. Jaafar,Sabar Bin Bauk,N.F. Salih
KEYWORDS
Chamber Design; Calibration Factor; CR-39; Radon Monitor; Radon
ABSTRACT
This study consists of two parts: the first part is concerned with designing a new radon chamber that is constructed using a continuous radon monitor together CR-39 Nuclear Track Detectors (NTDs). The aim behind designing such a chamber is to measure rado
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