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Tracking down pollution with neutrons – C2TN’s research highlighted by German Research Center

NunoCanha in the media Tracking down pollution with neutrons

A study developed by Nuno Canha, C2TN researcher, in collaboration with researchers of the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum in Garching (Germany) was highlighted by the German Research Center with an article entitled “Bad air: Tracking down pollution with neutrons”.

In this study, the impact of charcoal furnaces in the air quality of a Portuguese area was studied using lichens as biomonitors. Samples were sampled and prepared in Portugal and analysed in the Prompt Gamma Activation Analysis (PGAA) facility of the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum in Garching, a collaboration with Dr. Zsolt Revay and Dr. Christian Stieghorst.

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