Evaluation of the radon interference on the performance of the portable monitoring air pump for radioactive aerosols (MARE)

Denis Glavič-Cindro, Drago Brodnik, Francesco Cardellini, Pierino De Felice, Dušan Ponikvar, Matjaž Vencelj, Toni Petrovič

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Abstract

A compact portable aerosol sampling and measurement device was developed at Jožef Stefan Institute (JSI). A CeBr3scintillation detector is positioned centrally within a concertinaed filter assembly. It provides continuous and via network communications on-line monitoring of low levels of airborne radioactive particulates. The evaluation of the response of the device to the natural background at controlled conditions with elevated radon concentrations, performed at the National Institute of Ionizing Radiation Metrology of ENEA, is presented.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)439 - 445
Number of pages7
JournalApplied Radiation and Isotopes
Volume134
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2018
Externally publishedYes

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  • Radiation

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