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The shortage of helium supply in industry


Lim, Yee Cheng and Mohamed Ismail, Risyawati (2013) The shortage of helium supply in industry. In: Simposium Pengurusan Teknologi, Operasi & Logistik (SIPTIK IV), 14-16 Mei 2013, Foyer Perpustakaan Sultanah Bahiyah UUM.

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Abstract

Shortage of Helium supply has been occurring globally. Helium is widely used in various sectors which include defense related, technology and science related.The shortage of helium has affected many industries, especially the healthcare industry.Helium is crucial the healthcare industry and are mainly used to reach cryogenic temperatures of -451 degrees for superconducting magnets in MRI, enabling the capturing of high resolution images of human tissue and organs.This review aim to discuss the nature of helium shortage, factors influencing the shortages, the importance and implication of helium shortage and the alternative method that could be considered to address these problems.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Penyunting Fadhilah Mat Yamin, Noorulsadiqin Azbiya Yaacob, Chong Khai Lin, Faizatul Akmar Abdul Nifa & Suria Musa. e-ISBN 978-983-2078-77-7 Anjuran Pusat Pengajian Pengurusan Teknologi dan Logistik (STML) dengan kerjasama Pusat Kerjasama Universiti-Industri (CUIC) Diterbitkan oleh: Universiti Utara Malaysia 06010 UUM Sintok, Kedah MALAYSIA
Uncontrolled Keywords: Helium supply, healthcare industry, medical
Subjects: T Technology > TS Manufactures
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Dr. Risyawati Mohamed Ismail
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2014 08:05
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2017 01:44
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/11705

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