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Title: PERSONAL RADIATION MONITOR

Abstract

A transistorized, fountain pen type radiation monitor to be worn on the person is described. Radiation produces both light flashes in a small bulb and an audible warning tone, the frequency of both the tone and light flashes being proportional to radiation intensity. The device is powered by a battery and a blocking oscillator step-up power supply The oscillator frequency- is regulated to be proportional to the radiation intensity, to provide adequate power in high radiation fields, yet minimize battery drain at low operating intensities. (AEC)

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4832569
Patent Number(s):
3015031
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01T - MEASUREMENT OF NUCLEAR OR X-RADIATION
NSA Number:
NSA-16-003236
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-62
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
ENGINEERING AND EQUIPMENT; FREQUENCY; GENERATORS; INSTRUMENTS; LIGHT; MONITORING; OSCILLATIONS; PERSONNEL; QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS; RADIATION MONITORING; RADIATIONS; SOUND

Citation Formats

Dilworth, R H, and Borkowski, C J. PERSONAL RADIATION MONITOR. United States: N. p., 1961. Web.
Dilworth, R H, & Borkowski, C J. PERSONAL RADIATION MONITOR. United States.
Dilworth, R H, and Borkowski, C J. Tue . "PERSONAL RADIATION MONITOR". United States.
@article{osti_4832569,
title = {PERSONAL RADIATION MONITOR},
author = {Dilworth, R H and Borkowski, C J},
abstractNote = {A transistorized, fountain pen type radiation monitor to be worn on the person is described. Radiation produces both light flashes in a small bulb and an audible warning tone, the frequency of both the tone and light flashes being proportional to radiation intensity. The device is powered by a battery and a blocking oscillator step-up power supply The oscillator frequency- is regulated to be proportional to the radiation intensity, to provide adequate power in high radiation fields, yet minimize battery drain at low operating intensities. (AEC)},
doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1961},
month = {12}
}