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Title: Synthesis and characterisation of ion-implanted epoxy composites for X-ray shielding
Authors: Azman, NZN
Siddiqui, SA
Ionescu, M
Low, IM
Keywords: SYNTHESIS
ION IMPLANTATION
EPOXIDES
COMPOSITE MATERIALS
X-RAY LASERS
TUNGSTEN
GOLD
LEAD
SHIELDING
Issue Date: 15-Sep-2012
Publisher: ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV
Citation: Azman, N. Z. N., Siddiqui, S. A., Ionescu, M., & Low, I. M. (2012). Synthesis and characterisation of ion-implanted epoxy composites for X-ray shielding. Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section B-Beam Interactions with Materials & Atoms, 287, 120-123.
Abstract: The epoxy samples were implanted with heavy ions such as tungsten (W), gold (Au) and lead (Pb) to investigate the attenuation characteristics of these composites. Near-surface composition depth profiling of ion-implanted epoxy systems was studied using Rutherford Backscattering Spectroscopy (RBS). The effect of implanted ions on the X-ray attenuation was studied with a general diagnostic X-ray machine with X-ray tube voltages from 40 to 100 kV at constant exposure 10 mAs. Results show that the threshold of implanted ions above which X-ray mass attenuation coefficient, mu(m), of the ion-implanted epoxy composite is distinguishably higher than the mu(m), of the pure epoxy sample is different for W, Au and Pb. © 2012, Elsevier Ltd.
URI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2012.06.004
http://apo.ansto.gov.au/dspace/handle/10238/5469
ISSN: 0168-583X
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