27 September 2010 to 1 October 2010
CSIR Convention Centre
Africa/Johannesburg timezone

Radiometric analysis of canned fruit sample by Gamma-ray spectrometry

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CSIR Convention Centre

CSIR Convention Centre

CSIR, Pretoria
Poster Track B - Nuclear, Particle and Radiation Physics


Ms Lungiswa Ziwani (iThemba labs)


Samples of canned fruits were liquidised and counted using a HPGe detector system. The acquired gamma-ray spectra were analysed for traces of 137Cs 40K radionuclides and determining the activity concentractions in the samples Results of a detailed investigation optimisation of the methodology limits will be presented for reference material.

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Ms Lungiswa Ziwani (iThemba labs)


Mr I.N Hlatshwayo (iThemba LABS) Dr P.P. Maleka (iThemba LABS) Dr R.T. Newman (iThemba LABS) Ms T Mufhadi (iThemba LABS)

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