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Measuring Radioactive Contaminants in Foods

Assessment demands rapid, reliable, and practical techniques and methods for analysis of various radionuclides. After the Chernobyl disaster (1986), there is a serious need for laboratories capable of performing rapid and reliable determination of radionuclides in a variety of sample materials (e.g., water, air, soil, fodder) and capable of handling large numbers of samples.