Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry

, Volume 319, Issue 1, pp 205–211 | Cite as

Investigating the mitigation effects of radon progeny by composite radon removal device

  • Li Yuan
  • Shibin GengEmail author
  • Jinfeng MaoEmail author
  • Qiwei Wang


In this study, a tubular radon removal device and a movable one were prepared and investigated. The tubular radon removal device in an air conditioning return air system reduced the radon progeny by more than 84%. The radon progeny concentration reached equilibrium after 4 h when it was used only for a ventilation at the rate of 10 h−1. Radon progeny removal efficiency was above 95% for the movable radon removal device, when the ventilation rate was 17 h−1. The results showed that the radon removal devices can effectively remove the radon progeny in the air.


Radon progeny Mitigation effects Radon removal device Dose estimation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Defense EngineeringArmy Engineering University of PLANanjingChina

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