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Document ID (ISN)22142
CIS number 75-94
ISSN - Serial title 0017-9078 - Health Physics
Year 1973
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Groer P.G., Evans R.D., Gordon D.A.
Title An instant working level meter for uranium mines.
Bibliographic information Apr. 1973, Vol.24, No.4, p.387-395. Illus. 10 ref.
Abstract To overcome the disadvantages of the field method recommended by Kusnetz for measuring the working level of short-lived radon daughters in uranium mine atmospheres, the authors have developed an instant working level meter which can evaluate the working level in a uranium mine atmosphere within 4min; 2min are needed to measure the background (due mostly to ambient gamma radiation) and 2min are required to measure background plus working level. The construction and operation of the instrument are described.
Descriptors (primary) ionizing radiation; uranium mining; radon daughters; radiation monitoring instruments
Descriptors (secondary) description of equipment; determination in air; radiation monitoring
Document type -
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Radon
Mining and quarrying
Inorganic substances
Ionizing radiation