Dr. Atef Mohamed El-Taher

Dr. Atef Mohamed El-Taher

Professor
Al-Azhar University, Egypt


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Nuclear Physics from Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt

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Area of Interest:

Physics
100%
Natural Rsdionuclides
62%
Neutron Activation Analysis
90%
Radiation Effects
75%
Radiation Shielding
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Madkour, H.A., A.M. Mansour, A.E.H.N. Ahmed and A. El-Taher, 2014. Environmental texture and geochemistry of the sediments of a subtropical mangrove ecosystem and surrounding areas, Red Sea Coast, Egypt. Arab J. Geol. Sci., 7: 3427-3440.
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  2. Khater, A.E.M., A. Al-Jaloud and A. El-Taher, 2014. Quality level of bottled drinking water consumed in Saudi Arabia. J. Environ. Sci. Technol., 7: 90-106.
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  3. Emam-Ismail, M., M. El-Hagary, E. Ramadan, A. Matar and A. El-Taher, 2014. Influence of γ-irradiation on optical parameters of electron beam evaporated ZnSe1-xTex nanocrystalline thin films. Radiat. Eff. Defects Solids, 169: 61-72.
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  4. El-Turki, A. and A. El-Taher, 2014. Soil-to-plant transfer factors of naturally occurring radionuclides for selected plants growing in Qassim, Saudi Arabia. Life Sci. J., 11: 965-972.
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  5. El-Taher, A. and M.A.K Abdelhalim, 2014. Elemental analysis of limestone by instrumental neutron activation analysis. J. Radioanal. Nuclear Chem., 299: 1949-1953.
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  6. El-Taher, A. and M A.K. Abdelhalim, 2014. Elemental analysis of soils from Toshki by using instrumental neutron activation analysis techniques. J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem., 300: 431-435.
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  7. El-Taher, A. and J.H. Al-Zahrani, 2014. Radioactivity measurements and radiation dose assessments in soil of Al-Qassim region, Saudi Arabia. Indian J. Pure Applied Phys., 52: 147-154.
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  8. El-Taher, A. and H.A. Madkour, 2014. Environmental and radio-ecological studies on shallow marine sediments from harbour areas along the Red Sea coast of Egypt for identification of anthropogenic impacts. Isotopes Environ. Health Stud., 50: 120-133.
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  9. Challan, M.B. and A. El-Taher, 2014. Analytical approach for radioactivity correlation of disc sources with HPGe detector efficiency. J. Applied Radiat. Isotopes, 85: 23-27.
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  10. Alharbi, W.R., A.G.E. Abbady and A. El-Taher, 2014. Radon concentrations measurement for groundwater using active detecting method. Wulfinia J., Vol. 21, No. 6. .
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  11. Alharbi, W.R. and A. El-Taher, 2014. Attenuation and scattering of gamma-rays through biotite rocks from Wadi Fatmah, Saudi Arabia. Wulfinia J., Vol. 21, No. 6. .
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  12. Alharbi, A. and A. El-Taher, 2014. Measurement of natural radioactivity and radiation hazard indices for dust storm samples from Qassim region, Saudi Arabia. Life Sci. J., 11: 236-241.
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  13. Al-Hassan, A.A., A.M. Abdel-Salam and A. El-Taher, 2014. Assessment of natural radioactivity levels and heavy metals in different types of rice consumed in Qassim, Saudi Arabia. Life Sci. J., 11: 829-836.
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  14. Abdelhalim, M.A.K., M. Al-Otaibi and A. El-Taher, 2014. Assessment an accurate TLD dosimeter recommended for patients and staff working in field of radiation; The physical properties of different kinds of TLD dosimeters. Afinidad J., 80: 705-710.

  15. Mohamed, M.A.E.W., H.A. Madkour and A. El-Taher, 2013. Recent benthic foraminifera in the saline pool and its surrounding areas at Ras Shukier and Gulf of Suez, Egypt. J. Geo-Mar. Sci., 42: 293-299.
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  16. Madkour, H.A., M.A.K. Abdelhalim and A. El-Taher, 2013. Assessment of heavy metals concentrations resulting natural inputs in Wadi El-Gemal surface sediments, Red Sea coast. Life Sci. J., 10: 686-694.
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  17. El-Taher, A., H.T. Mahdy and J.H. AlZahrani, 2013. Determination of thermoluminescence kinetic parameters of bauxite by computer Glow Curve Deconvolution Method (CGCD). Life Sci. J., 10: 1475-1479.
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  18. El-Taher, A., A.A. Ibraheem and S. Abdelkawy, 2013. Elemental analysis of marble used in Saudi Arabia by different nuclear analytical techniques. Applied Radiat. Isotopes, 73: 17-20.
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  19. El-Taher, A., 2013. Analytical methodology for the determination of concentration of pollutants and radioactive elements in phosphate fertilizer used in Saudi Arabia. Indian J. Environ. Sci., 8: 71-78.
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  20. El-Taher, A. and M.A.K. Abdelhalim, 2013. Elemental analysis of phosphate fertilizer consumed in Saudi Arabia. Life Sci. J., 10: 701-708.
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  21. El-Taher, A. and H.A. Madkour, 2013. Texture and environmental radioactivity measurements of Safaga sand dunes. Indian J. Geo-Mar. Sci., 42: 35-41.
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  22. El-Taher, A. and A. Alharbi, 2013. Elemental analysis of natural quartz from Um Higlig, Red Sea Aea, Egypt by instrumental neutron activation analysis. Applied Radiat. Isotopes, 82: 67-71.
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  23. Alharbi, A. and A. El-Taher, 2013. A study on transfer factors of radionuclides from soil to plant. Life Sci. J., 10: 532-539.
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  24. Madkour, H.A., A. El-Taher, A.N. El-Hagag Ahmed, A.W. Mohamed and T.M. El-Erian, 2012. Contamination of coastal sediments in El-Hamrawein Harbour, Red Sea, Egypt. J. Environ. Sci. Technol., 5: 210-221.
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  25. El-Taher, A., 2012. Measurement of radon concentrations and their annual effective dose exposure in groundwater from Qassim area, Saudi Arabia. J. Environ. Sci. Technol., 5: 475-481.
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  26. El-Taher, A., 2012. Elemental analysis of granite by Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis (INAA) and X-ray Fluorescence Analysis (XRF). Applied Radiat. Isot., 70: 350-354.
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  27. El-Taher, A., 2012. Assessment of natural radioactivity levels and radiation hazards for building materials used in Qassim Area, Saudi Arabia. Rom. J. Phys., 57: 726-735.
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  28. El-Taher, A. and W.R. Alharbi, 2012. Elemental analysis of hematite by instrumental neutron activation analysis. Life Sci. J., 9: 5457-5461.
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  29. El-Taher, A. and S.S. Althoyaib, 2012. Natural radioactivity levels and heavy metals in chemical and organic fertilizers used in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Applied Radiat. Isot., 70: 290-295.
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  30. El-Taher, A and A.G.E. Abbady, 2012. Natural radioactivity levels and associated radiation hazards in Nile River sediments from Aswan to El-Minia, Upper Egypt. Indian J. Pure Applied Phys., 50: 224-230.
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  31. El-Hagary, M., M. Emam-Ismail, E.R. Shaaban and A. El-Taher, 2012. Effect of γ-Irradiation Exposure on Optical Properties of Chalcogenide Glasses Se70S30-xSbx Thin Films. Radiat. Phys. Chem., 81: 1572-1577.
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  32. El-Taher, A., 2011. Terrestrial gamma radioactivity levels and their corresponding extent exposure of environmental samples from Wadi El Assuity protective area, Assuit, Upper Egypt. Radiat. Prot. Dosim., 145: 405-410.
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  33. El-Taher, A. and S. Makhluf, 2011. Radiological significance of Egyptian limestone and alabaster used for construction of dwellings. Indian J. Pure Applied Phys., 29: 157-161.
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  34. El-Taher, A. and H.A. Madkour, 2011. Distribution and environmental impacts of metals and natural radionuclides in marine sediments in-front of different wadies mouth along the Egyptian Red Sea Coast. Applied Radiat. Isot., 69: 550-558.
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  35. El-Taher, A., S. Makhluf, A. Nossair and A.S. Abdel Halim, 2010. Assessment of natural radioactivity levels and radiation hazards due to cement industry. J. Applied Radiat. Isotopes, 68: 169-174.
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  36. El-Taher, A., 2010. Rare earth elements content in geological samples from eastern desert, Egypt, determined by instrumental neutron activation analysis. Applied Radiation Isotopes, 68: 1859-1863.
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  37. El-Taher, A., 2010. INAA and DNAA for uranium determination in geological samples from Egypt. Applied Radiation Isotopes, 68: 1189-1192.
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  38. El-Taher, A., 2010. Gamma spectroscopic analysis and associated radiation hazards of building materials used in Egypt. Radiat. Prot. Dosimetry, 138: 166-173.
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  39. El-Taher, A., 2010. Elemental content of feldspar from Eastern Desert, Egypt, determined by INAA and XRF. Applied Radiat. Isot., 68: 1185-1188.
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  40. El-Taher, A., 2010. Elemental analysis of two Egyptian phosphate rock mines by instrumental neutron activation analysis and atomic absorption spectrometry. Applied Radiation Isotopes, 68: 511-515.
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  41. El-Taher, A., 2010. Determination of chromium and trace elements in El-Rubshi chromite from Eastern Desert, Egypt by neutron activation analysis. Applied Radiat. Isot., 68: 1864-1868.
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  42. El-Taher, A. and S. Makhluf, 2010. Natural radioactivity levels in phosphate fertilize r and its environmental implications in Assuit governorate, Upper Egypt. Indian J. Pure Applied Phys., 48: 697-702.
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  43. Afify, E.R.S.N. and A. El-Taher, 2009. Effect of film thickness on microstructure parameters and optical constants of CdTe thin films. J. Alloy Compound, 482: 400-404.
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  44. Uosif, M.A.M., A. El-Taher and A.G.E. Abbady, 2008. Radiological significance of beach sand used for climatotherapy from Safaga Egypt. J. Radiation Prot. Dosimetry, 131: 331-339.
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  45. Uosif, M.A.M. and A. El-Taher, 2008. Radiological assessment of Abu-Tartur phosphate, Western desert Egypt. J. Radiat. Prot. Dosimetry, 130: 228-235.
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  46. El-Taher, A., M.A. Uosif and A.A. Orabi, 2007. Natural radioactivity levels and radiation hazard indices in granite from aswan to wadi el-allaqi Southeastern Desert, Egypt. Radiat. Protect. Dosimetry, 124: 148-154.
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  47. El-Taher, A., H.M. Mahmoud and A.G.E. Abbady, 2007. Comparative study of attenuation and scattering of gamma-rays through two intermediate rocks. Indian J. Pure Applied Phys., 45: 198-203.
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  48. El-Taher, A., 2007. Rare-earth elements in Egyptian granite by instrumental neutron activation analysis. Applied Radiat. Isot., 65: 458-464.
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  49. El-Gamal, A., S. Nasr and A. El-Taher, 2007. Study of the spatial distribution of natural radioactivity in the upper Egypt Nile river sediments. Radiat. Meas., 42: 457-465.
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  50. El-Taher, A., M.A. Khairy and A.S.A. Halim, 2006. Elemental analysis of el-rubshi chromite from eastern desert Egypt by neutron activation analysis. Egypt. J. Phys., 37: 257-265.

  51. El-Taher, A. and M.A.M. Uosif, 2006. The assessment of the radiation hazard indices due to uranium and thorium in some Egyptian environmental matrices. J. Phys. D: Applied Phys., 39: 4516-4521.
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  52. Uosif, M.A.M. and A. El-Taher, 2005. Comparison of total experimental and theoritical absolute gamma-ray detection efficiencies of a cylinderical nai (Ti) crystal. Arab J. Nulc. Sci. Appl., 38: 357-365.

  53. Mahmoud, H.M., A.G.E. Abbady, M.A. Khairy and A. El-Taher, 2005. Multi-element determination in sandstone rock by instrumental neutron activation analysis. J. Radioanal. Nulc. Chem., 264: 715-718.
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  54. El-Taher, A., K.L. Kratz, A. Nossair and A.H. Azzam, 2005. Elemental analysis of aswan iron-ore samples by instrumental neutron activation analysis. Proceeding El-Minia International Conference Towards a Safe and Clean Environment, April 15-18, El-Minia University, El-Minia, Egypt, pp: 1-8.

  55. Abbady, A.G.E., M.A.M. Uosif and A. El-Taher, 2005. Natural radioactivity and dose assessment for phosphate rocks from Wadi El-Mashash and El-Mahamid Mines, Egypt. J. Environ. Radioactivity, 84: 65-78.
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  56. Abbady, A.G.E., A. El-Taher, A.M.M. Yousif and A. Abbady, 2005. Radioactivity in chemical and organic fertilizer used in Egypt. Arab J. Nulc. Sci. Appl., 38: 747-752.

  57. El-Taher, A., A. Nossair, A.H. Azzam, K.L. Kratz and A.S. Abdel-Halim, 2004. Determination of traces of uranium and thorium in some Egyptian environmental matrices by instrumental neutron activation analysis. Environ. Prot. Eng., 30: 19-30.
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  58. El-Taher, A., S.M. El-Bahi, A. El-Shershaby, E. Zohny, A.S. Abdel-Haleem, 2003. Trace elements in alluvial soils affected by wastewater irrigation. Environ. Prot. Eng., 29: 22-34.
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  59. El-Taher, A., K.L. Kratz, A. Nossair and A.H. Azzam, 2003. Elemental analysis of soil samples from toshki in upper Egypt by using instrumental neutron activation analysis techniques. Arab J. Nulc. Sci. Appl., 36: 521-528.
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  60. El-Taher, A., K.L. Kratz, A. Nossair and A.H. Azzam, 2003. Determination of gold in two Egyptian gold ores using instrumental neutron activation analysis. Radiat. Phys. Chem., 68: 751-755.
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  61. Mahmoud, H.M., A.S. Hok, E. Armia and A. El-Taher, 1996. Comparative study on attenuation and scattering of g-rays through sedimentary and igneous rocks. J. Radiation Res. Radiation Process., 14: 134-142.

  62. Mahmoud, H.M., A.S. Hok, E. Armia and A. El-Taher, 1995. Gamma-ray absorption and scattering coefficients for two sedimentary rocks Indian J. Pure Applied Phys., 33: 332-344.
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