Year 2018, Volume , Issue 14, Pages 90 - 95 2018-12-31

Attenuation Parameters and Effective Atomic Numbers of Concretes Containing Pumice for Some Photon Energies by Experiment, Simulation and Calculation
Attenuation Parameters and Effective Atomic Numbers of Concretes Containing Pumice for Some Photon Energies by Experiment, Simulation and Calculation

Hakan Akyıldırım [1]

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Photon mass attenuation coefficients and effective atomic numbers for three types of concretes containing pumice mineral in different rates (namely 0%, 50% and 100%) were studied by photon transmission experiments, by simulations and by theoretical calculations. Experimental procedure was realized by using a 3ʺ×3ʺ NaI(Tl) connected to a 16k multichannel analyzer detector system for 511, 835 and 1275 keV photon energies. In simulations, Geant4 Monte Carlo simulation toolkit was used to estimate the total mass attenuation coefficients via total linear attenuation coefficients. For theoretical calculations, web version of XCOM code was used at 1 keV – 100 GeV energy region for comparison. Also, mean free paths and half value layer thicknesses of concretes were calculated at this energies by means of attenuation coefficients obtained by three methods. Results from each method were found to be in a reasonably good agreement. Besides, it was concluded that addition of heavy weight elements to concrete effected attenuation parameters positively.

Photon mass attenuation coefficients (µ) and effective atomic numbers (Zeff) of three types of concretes containing pumice mineral in different rates (0%, 50% and 100%) were studied by photon transmission experiments and by simulations for 511, 835 and 1275 keV energies. Experimental procedure was realized by using a 3ʺ×3ʺ NaI(Tl) connected to a 16k multichannel analyzer detector system. In simulations, Geant4 Monte Carlo simulation toolkit was used to estimate the total mass attenuation coefficients. For theoretical calculations, web version of XCOM code was used at 1 keV – 100 GeV energy region for comparison. Also, mean free paths and half value layer thicknesses of concretes were calculated at this energies by means of attenuation coefficients obtained by three methods. Results from each method were found to be in a reasonably good agreement.

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Primary Language en
Subjects Engineering
Journal Section Makaleler
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0001-5723-958X
Author: Hakan Akyıldırım (Primary Author)
Institution: Süleyman Demirel University, Science and Arts Faculty, Physics Department
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date: December 31, 2018

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APA Akyıldırım, H . (2018). Attenuation Parameters and Effective Atomic Numbers of Concretes Containing Pumice for Some Photon Energies by Experiment, Simulation and Calculation. Avrupa Bilim ve Teknoloji Dergisi, (14), 90-95. DOI: 10.31590/ejosat.454777
MLA Akyıldırım, H . "Attenuation Parameters and Effective Atomic Numbers of Concretes Containing Pumice for Some Photon Energies by Experiment, Simulation and Calculation". Avrupa Bilim ve Teknoloji Dergisi (2018): 90-95 <http://dergipark.org.tr/ejosat/issue/40225/454777>
Chicago Akyıldırım, H . "Attenuation Parameters and Effective Atomic Numbers of Concretes Containing Pumice for Some Photon Energies by Experiment, Simulation and Calculation". Avrupa Bilim ve Teknoloji Dergisi (2018): 90-95
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ISNAD Akyıldırım, Hakan . "Attenuation Parameters and Effective Atomic Numbers of Concretes Containing Pumice for Some Photon Energies by Experiment, Simulation and Calculation". Avrupa Bilim ve Teknoloji Dergisi / 14 (December 2019): 90-95. https://doi.org/10.31590/ejosat.454777
AMA Akyıldırım H . Attenuation Parameters and Effective Atomic Numbers of Concretes Containing Pumice for Some Photon Energies by Experiment, Simulation and Calculation. Avrupa Bilim ve Teknoloji Dergisi. 2018; (14): 90-95.
Vancouver Akyıldırım H . Attenuation Parameters and Effective Atomic Numbers of Concretes Containing Pumice for Some Photon Energies by Experiment, Simulation and Calculation. Avrupa Bilim ve Teknoloji Dergisi. 2018; (14): 95-90.