Home About us Editorial board Search Ahead of print Current issue Archives Submit article Instructions Subscribe Contacts Login 
Home Print this page Email this page Small font size Default font size Increase font size Users Online: 410
ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 41  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 210-214

Assessment of radon/thoron exhalation rate in the soil samples of Amritsar and Tarn Taran district of Punjab state


Department of Physics, DAV College, Amritsar, Punjab, India

Correspondence Address:
Ajay Kumar
Department of Physics, DAV College, Amritsar - 143 001, Punjab
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/rpe.RPE_53_18

Rights and Permissions

In the present study, the radon mass and thoron surface exhalation rates have been measured in the soil samples collected from the villages of the Amritsar and Tarn Taran districts of Punjab using the active portable device, i.e., SMART RnDuo monitor to quantify the level of rate of radon and thoron exhalation. The average values of radon mass exhalation rate were 20 ± 7 mBq kg−1 h−1 and 23 ± 5 mBq kg−1 h−1 in Amritsar and Tarn Taran districts, respectively. Similarly, the average value of thoron surface exhalation rate was 664 ± 237 Bq m−2 h−1 and 1531 ± 1503 Bq m−2 h−1 in Amritsar and Tarn Taran districts, respectively.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
Next article
Previous article
Table of Contents
Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
Citation Manager
Access Statistics
Reader Comments
Email Alert *
Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed81    
    Printed0    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded32    
    Comments [Add]    
    Cited by others 1    

Recommend this journal