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An environmental BeO-OSL dosimeter for emergency response.

Radiat. Meas. 47, 609-613 (2012)
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A conceptual design is presented to use measurements of localized absorbed dose in inner cities for production of high resolution maps of the radioactive contamination following a nuclear emergency or radiological attack. The doses are derived from luminescent detectors pre-fixed at places of high importance (e.g. public squares). For such an environmental dosimeter, BeO is used, which can be read out using optically stimulated luminescence (OSL). A suitable casing of black Perspex has been developed to give a sufficiently accurate estimate of the air kerma value at the detector position. The dosimeter is characterized according to light tightness, dose response and angular photon energy dependence. A short overview of the approach for map production is also given.
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Publikationstyp Artikel: Journalartikel
Dokumenttyp Wissenschaftlicher Artikel
Schlagwörter Environmental dosimetry; Emergency dosimetry; Nuclear emergency; Optically stimulated luminescence; BeO; IAMM; OPTICALLY STIMULATED LUMINESCENCE; URBAN ENVIRONMENTS; CERAMICS
ISSN (print) / ISBN 1350-4487
e-ISSN 1879-0925
Quellenangaben Band: 47, Heft: 8, Seiten: 609-613 Artikelnummer: , Supplement: ,
Verlag Elsevier
Begutachtungsstatus Peer reviewed