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Title: Gamma, Neutron, and Heavy Charged Ion Shielding Properties of Er3+-Doped and Sm3+-Doped Zinc Borate Glasses
Authors: Tekin, H. O.
Almisned, G.
Zakaly, H. M. H.
Zamil, A.
Khoucheich, D.
Bilal, G.
Al-Sammarraie, L.
Issa, S. A. M.
Al-Buriahi, M. S.
Ene, A.
Issue Date: 2022
Publisher: De Gruyter Open Ltd
Walter de Gruyter GmbH
Citation: Gamma, Neutron, and Heavy Charged Ion Shielding Properties of Er3+-Doped and Sm3+-Doped Zinc Borate Glasses / H. O. Tekin, G. Almisned, H. M. H. Zakaly et al. // Open Chemistry. — 2022. — Vol. 20. — Iss. 1. — P. 130-145.
Abstract: This study aimed to investigate the nuclear radiation shielding properties of erbium (Er)-reinforced and samarium (Sm)-reinforced borate glasses. In the 0.015-15 MeV photon energy range, attenuation coefficients, as well as half-value layer tenth-value layers, and the mean-free path have been calculated. Additionally, effective, and equivalent atomic numbers, effective atomic weight, electron density, and exposure and energy absorption build-up factors were also calculated. To evaluate the overall nuclear radiation attenuation competencies of Er-rich and Sm-rich glasses, effective removal cross-section values for fast neutrons and projected range/mass stopping power values for alpha and proton particles were also determined. The glass sample BZBEr2.0 had the highest linear and mass attenuation coefficients (μ and μm), effective conductivity (Ceff), the effective number of electrons (Neff), and effective atomic number (Zeff) values as well as the lowest half-value layer (T1/2), tenth value layers (T1/10), mean free path (λ), exposure build-up factor, and energy absorption build-up factor values. μm values were reported as 2.337, 2.556, 2.770, 2.976, 2.108, 2.266, 2.421, 2.569, and 2.714 for BZBEr0.5, BZBEr1.0, BZBEr1.5, BZBEr2.0, BZBSm0.0, BZBSm0.5, BZBSm1.0, BZBSm1.5, and BZBSm2.0 glass samples at 0.06 MeV, respectively. The results showed that Er has a greater effect than Sm regarding the gamma-ray shielding properties of borate glasses. The results of this investigation could be used in further investigations and added to older investigations with the same aim, to aid the scientific community in determining the most appropriate rare-earth additive, to provide adequate shielding properties based on the requirement. © 2022 Huseyin Ozan Tekin et al., published by De Gruyter.
Keywords: BORATE GLASSES
ERBIUM
GAMMA SHIELDING
GLASS SHIELDS
SAMARIUM
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10995/112256
Access: info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
SCOPUS ID: 85126324112
ISSN: 2391-5420
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