radiation decontamination

radiation decontamination

[‚rād·ē′ā·shən ‚dē·kən‚tam·ə′nā·shən]
(nucleonics)
The removal of unwanted radioactive material.
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He said the course will comprise of lectures and practical on types of detectors, radiation units and dose rate formulate, interaction of radiations with matter, occupational exposure, uses and abuses of radiations, radiation decontamination, types of radiation sources and their handling, storage and different shielding materials, Isotope, use of isotopes in hydrology radio waste management, physical security of radiation sources, SRS inventory, PNRA regulation implementations, emergency preparedness, role of PNRA implementing the safety.
said Tuesday it has developed a radiation decontamination agent with natural materials for workers near the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in northeastern Japan.
The vehicle and the suspect underwent a radiation decontamination process before being taken to a police facility, they said.