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Radioactivity characterization of some exported foodstuffs from Sudan

Author Affiliations

  • 1Sudan Academy of Sciences, Khartoum, Sudan and Radiation Protection and Nuclear Security Unit, Sudan Customs, Ministry of Interior, Khartoum, Sudan
  • 2Sudan Atomic Energy Commission, Khartoum, Sudan
  • 3Sudan Atomic Energy Commission, Khartoum, Sudan
  • 4Sudan Atomic Energy Commission, Khartoum, Sudan

Int. Res. J. Environment Sci., Volume 6, Issue (3), Pages 38-42, March,22 (2017)


Radioactivity monitoring It is one of the basic prerequisites before exporting any food items according to the law of the Sudanese customs authority. Therefore, measurement of anthropogenic and natural radionuclides in some foodstuffs intended for export have been carried out. The measurement was performed using HPGe detector (High- Purity Germanium detectors) which is a type of high-resolution &


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