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Calculating the outdoor dose deposited by γ-photons using GEANT4
Author(s): Danut Argintaru; Valerica Baban; Eliodor Constantinescu
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Paper Abstract

The GEANT4 package programs were used to calculate the contribution of external γ dose due to natural radioactivity of soils. The method correlates the activity concentrations of 40K and members of the 238U and 232Th radioactive decay chains in soil with the γ dose absorbed by a water phantom. The obtained results are in agreement with values measured and calculated by other authors.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 December 2010
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 7821, Advanced Topics in Optoelectronics, Microelectronics, and Nanotechnologies V, 782117 (7 December 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.885006
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Danut Argintaru, Constanta Maritime Univ. (Romania)
Valerica Baban, Ovidius High School (Romania)
Eliodor Constantinescu, Constanta Maritime Univ. (Romania)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7821:
Advanced Topics in Optoelectronics, Microelectronics, and Nanotechnologies V
Paul Schiopu; George Caruntu, Editor(s)

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