publication . Article . 2011

Long term indoor radon measurements in the pelletron laboratory at the UNAM physics institute

Espinosa, G.; Golzarri, J.I.; Lopez, K.; Rickards, J.;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2011
  • Publisher: Sociedad Mexicana de Física
Abstract
The results of six months of continuous measurement of the indoor radon concentration levels in the building where the Instituto de Física 3 MV Pelletron particle accelerator is located are presented. This study has three major objectives: (a) to know the actual values of the levels of indoor radon in this installation, where personnel spend many hours and sometimes days; (b) assess the radiological risk from radon inhalation for personnel working permanently in the laboratory, as well as incidental users; and (c) establish, if necessary, time limits for continuous permanence on the location for indoor radon exposure. Passive nuclear track detectors and dynamic ...
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free text keywords: Indoor radon, radon, workplaces, risk, pelletron, Radón intramuros, lugares de trabajo, riesgo radiológico, peletrón

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