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VOLUME 48

NUMBER 11

NOVEMBER 2010

CODEN:IJOPAU 48(11) 761-844

 

ISSN:0019-5596 (Print); 0975-1041 (Online)

 

                                                               Special Issue

 

                                                                       on

                      Accelerators and Low Level Radiation Safety — Part 2

 

             [This special issue is based on the papers presented at National Conference on Accelerators and
             Low Level Radiation Safety at Inter University Accelerator Centre (Formerly Nuclear Science Centre),
               Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi during November 18-20, 2009]

 

                                                               CONTENTS

 

Foreword

 

765

        Dr Amit Roy

 

 

 

Preface

 

767

        Dr R G Sonkawade

 

 

 

Papers

 

 

 

Estimation of radiation source term and concrete shield thickness for low energy particle accelerators

771

        D S Joshi * & P K Sarkar

 

 

 

Gamma radiation protection factor of building materials–Validation of wall reflections from measurements

774

        K V Subbaiah*, Deepak Gopalani, C S Gautam, A S Jodha & L R Meghwal

 

 

 

Study of natural background gamma radiation levels in Hyderabad and its surroundings,
Andhra Pradesh, India

778

        M Sreenath Reddy, Ch Gopal Reddy, P Yadagiri Reddy* & K Rama Reddy

 

 

 

Optical studies of insulating polymers for radiation dose monitoring

782

        A Srivastava*, V Singh, P Aggarwal, F Schneeweiss, U W Scherer & W Friedrich

 

 

 

Symbolic math for computation of radiation shielding

787

        Vitisha Suman*, D Datta, P K Sarkar & H S Kushwaha

 

 

 

Monitoring of radiation levels in medical cyclotron facility measured by a comprehensive computerized monitoring system

790

        Aruna Kaushik*, Anjani K Tiwari, Raunak Varshney, Lokendra Singh & A K Mishra

 

 

 

Engineering design and development of shielding door and safety shutter for transfer line-3 tunnel of Indus accelerator complex

794

       S K Suhane*, G Haridas, M K Nayak, Dimple Verma, R S Banerjee, Sanjay Chouksey & Gurnam Singh

 

Radiological safety aspects in Californium-252 source transfer operation

798

        Pradeep Narayan*, L R Meghwal, K C Songara, S G Vaijapurkar & P K Bhatnagar

 

 

 

Radon levels in some dwellings around the international monument Taj Mahal, Agra using SSNTDs

802

        Rupesh Kumar, A K Mahur*, H Singh, R G Sonkawade & R Swarup

 

 

 

Analysis of terrestrial natural radionuclides in soil samples and assessment of average effective dose

805

        R Mehra*, K Badhan, R G Sonkawade, S Kansal & S Singh

 

 

 

Radioactivity levels in rocks of North Karnataka, India

809

        B R Kerur*, T Rajeshwari Sharanabasappa, S Anil Kumar, K Narayani, A K Rekha &
B Hanumaiah

 

 

 

Silicon PIN diode neutron dosimetry

813

        Lalit Panwar*, H S Chaudhary , S G Vaijapurkar, Dinesh Bohra & P K Bhatnagar

 

 

 

Natural radioactivity levels in granite regions of Karnataka State

817

        J Sannappa*, C Ningappa & K N Prakash Narasimha

 

 

 

Estimation of radioactivity in tobacco

820

        Mahabir Nain*, Monika Gupta, R P Chauhan, K Kant, R G Sonkawade & S K Chakarvarti

 

 

 

Graft-copolymerization of N-vinyl-2-pyrrolidone onto isotactic polypropylene film by gamma radiation using peroxidation method

823

        Teena Sehgal* & Sunita Rattan

 

 

 

Present status of radiochromic techniques for nuclear radiation measurements

830

        S G Vajapurkar* & Anuradha Bera

 

 

 

Radiochromic behaviour of bromocresol green-polyethylene glycol system towards γ-radiation

837

        Anuradha Bera, Surendra Ram, S K Singh, D Kumar, A Kacchwaha, B L Tiwari &
S G Vaijapurkar*

 

 

 

 

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