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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Application Of A Semi-empirical Model For The Evaluation Of Transmission Properties Of Barite Mortar
Author: Santos
Josilene C.; Tomal
Alessandra; Mariano
Leandro; Costa
Paulo R.
Abstract: The aim of this study was to estimate barite mortar attenuation curves using X-ray spectra weighted by a workload distribution. A semi-empirical model was used for the evaluation of transmission properties of this material. Since ambient dose equivalent, H*(10), is the radiation quantity adopted by IAEA for dose assessment, the variation of the H*(10) as a function of barite mortar thickness was calculated using primary experimental spectra. A CdTe detector was used for the measurement of these spectra. The resulting spectra were adopted for estimating the optimized thickness of protective barrier needed for shielding an area in an X-ray imaging facility. (C) 2015 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Subject: X-ray-spectra
Shielding Materials
Country: OXFORD
Rights: embargo
Identifier DOI: 10.1016/j.apradiso.2015.01.007
Date Issue: 2015
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