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Studies of Gamma ray interaction on high Z elements in the Energy range of 100keV to 1500keV

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Physics, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad-431004, India
  • 2Department of Physics, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad-431004, India

Res. J. Physical Sci., Volume 4, Issue (8), Pages 1-5, October,4 (2016)


The protection from the high energy gamma radiation normally we use the materials having high density and atomic number so in this paper, we calculated the Linear attenuation coefficient, mean free path and Half Value thickness for the pure elements of high atomic number such as Tin, Antimony, Tungsten, Lead and Bismuth in the energy range from 100keV to 1500keV were measured by using NaI(Tl) Scintillation detector. The intensity of photons of 133Ba, 22Na, 137Cs, 54Mn and 60Co radio-isotopes were measured by NaI(Tl) scintillation detector and results obtained are in good agreement with the values reported in the literatures and XCOM.


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