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Activity Calendar 2011

January-March
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April - June
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July-September
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October-December
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  Facilities
  & Services
:
   Gamma Spectrometry
   Laboratory

Facilities Available


2 hyper pure germanium detectors
FWHM
FWTM
Efficiency

1 NaI(Tl) Scintillation Counter
FWHM
FWTM
Efficiency

2 Analogue to digital converters

2 Spectroscopic Amplifiers

1 High voltage power supply (HV range 0 – 5.0kV)

2 NIM Bins

2 S100 Canberra MCA Boards

A set of radioactive point sources
(Energy range 59.5keV – 2.8MeV

Capabilities

  1. NORM occurrence in petroleum exploration
  2. NORM occurrence in Solid Minerals exploitation
  3. Environmental Radioactivity Contamination
  4. Radioactivity in Food Materials
  5. Remediation services in case if radioactivity contaminated environment
  6. Gamma emitting radionuclide-based instrumentation

-  Radiation gauges
-  Radiation flow meters
-  Two phase flow tomographic technique

  1. Pipe leakage studies using tracer techniques.

Achievements

  • Consultancy with Shell petroleum for NORM measurements in some of their installations
  • Base-line radioactivity measurement in South Western Nigeria. Project from the Energy Commission of Nigeria.
  • Training workshop for staffers of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration in radioactivity in food stuffs
  • Radiological impact of oil exploration
  • Radiological impact of bitumen exploration
  • Preliminary study of radiological conditions of Odo-Ara village – A monazite deposit
  • Research into Compton Scatter Tomography for industrial and agricultural applications.

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