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Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry

, Volume 190, Issue 1, pp 51–57 | Cite as

Influence of pollution and building materials on domestic radioactivity in Marrakechi dwellings

  • M. Rokmy
  • M. A. Misdaq
  • C. Satif
Article

Abstract

Domestic radioactivity has been studied by using LR-115 and CR-39 solid state nuclear track detectors (SNTD) and a suitable beta- and gamma-gaseous counter. A new calibration method, based on measuring thoron (220Rn) to radon (222Rn) ratios, has been developed for determining the α-activity originating from radon in different Marrakechi dwellings. The influence of building materials as well as pollution and airing factors, on domestic radioactivity has been investigated.

Keywords

Physical Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry Solid State Radon Building Material 
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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Rokmy
    • 1
  • M. A. Misdaq
    • 1
  • C. Satif
    • 1
  1. 1.Nuclear Physics and Techniques Laboratory, Faculty of Sciences SemlaliaUniversity Cadi AyyadMarrakech(Morocco)

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