Natural Radioactivity Measurements in different regions in Najaf city, Iraq

International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT)          
© 2014 by IJCTT Journal
Volume-9 Number-6                          
Year of Publication : 2014
Authors : Nahlah F.Makki , Shaymaa A. Kadhim , A.H. Alasadi , B.A. Almayahi
DOI :  10.14445/22312803/IJCTT-V9P154


Nahlah F.Makki , Shaymaa A. Kadhim , A.H. Alasadi , B.A. Almayahi."Natural Radioactivity Measurements in different regions in Najaf city, Iraq". International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT) V9(6):286-289, March 2014. ISSN:2231-2803. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract -
This study measures the activity of 238U, 232Th, and 40K. The soil samples collected from different sites in Najaf city, Iraq. The studied samples were analyzed and the concentrations of radionuclides were determined using ?-ray spectrometry (NaI (Tl) detector). The mean values specific activity of radionuclides were agreement with those of the international values (IAEA) except sample S1 (Kufa) and sample S2 (Najaf Sea).

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Natural radioactivity, soil, Najaf Sea, ?-ray