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Mass Attenuation Coefficient Measurements in Soil Sample

Author Affiliations

  • 1Nuclear Research Laboratory, Department of Physics, Nowrosjee Wadia College, Pune-411001, MS, INDIA
  • 2Department of Physics, Rajarshi Shahu Mahavidyalaya, Latur-413512, MS, INDIA

Res.J.chem.sci., Volume 2, Issue (5), Pages 17-22, May,18 (2012)

Abstract

Mass attenuation coefficients of soil sample in Nanded District (M.S.,India) using gamma ray energies 360 to 1330 keV have been measured. The mass attenuation coefficient usually depends upon the energy of radiations and nature of the material. The result represented in the form of graph. Exponential decay was observed. This validates the gamma absorption law.

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