Atomic Energy

, Volume 120, Issue 2, pp 134–137 | Cite as

Identification of the Main Dose-Forming Radionuclides in NPP Emissions

  • A. A. Ekidin
  • M. V. Zhukovskii
  • M. E. Vasyanovich

The results of an analysis of gas-aerosol emissions from the ventilation tubes of European NPP are presented. An assessment is made of the contribution of the controlled radionuclides in the exposure of the public to the radiation from NPP emissions of five types of reactor facilities: AGR, BWR, LWGR, PWR, and CANDU. The radionuclides forming the 95% dose in the critical group of the population are determined for each type of NPP.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. A. Ekidin
    • 1
  • M. V. Zhukovskii
    • 1
  • M. E. Vasyanovich
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Industrial EcologyUral Branch of the Russian Academy of SciencesEkaterinburgRussia
  2. 2.Ural Federal UniversityEkaterinburgRussia

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