Radiation Science and Technology

Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2022

  • Development of X-ray Radiation Protective Apron System

    Minocha Dr. Pramod Kumar, Kothwala Deveshkumar Mahendralal, Shaikh Amirhamzah Mahmadiqbal, Rathod Sumit Pravin

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 38-41
    Received: May 02, 2022
    Accepted: May 17, 2022
    Published: Jul. 05, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.rst.20220803.11
    Abstract: The personnel at the cath lab have been wearing lead aprons to shield themselves from the scatter radiation for decades. The weight of all the aprons, however, may cause discomfort, physical and mental stress with the burden and postural disorders. As a result, X-ray Protective Apron system is being developed as a therapeutic protective device to s... Show More
  • A Study on Radon (Ra-222) Fluctuations in Rijau for the Purpose of Validating Airthings Digital Radon Monitor (Corentium)

    Salihu Mohammed, Ahmed Mohammed, Mohammed Nasir Danmalan Bawa, Bala Suleiman, Garba Danjumma Sani, Rukaiyat Muhammad, Maryam Alhassan

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 42-46
    Received: May 18, 2022
    Accepted: Jun. 15, 2022
    Published: Jul. 13, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.rst.20220803.12
    Abstract: The use of active survey instruments for the purpose of background nuclear radiation measurements and surveys is becoming more convenient with the emergence of high precision devices that requires no recalibration. The ability of such devices to display measured values within a short time frame compared to passive measurements can be a source of er... Show More
  • Gamma Irradiation for Aflatoxin Decontamination in Peanut Samples

    Biniyam Nigussie, Mengistu Balcha, Awoke Berihun

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 47-50
    Received: Jul. 14, 2022
    Accepted: Aug. 10, 2022
    Published: Aug. 17, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.rst.20220803.13
    Abstract: These days, more people are becoming aware of the use of radiation to reduce the quantity of aflatoxin in food products. Aflatoxin, a potent carcinogen, has been related to human illnesses like hepatitis B and tuberculosis by compromising the immune system. Mycotoxin contamination in agricultural products has significant negative economic effects. ... Show More