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Title: Method for detecting radiation dose utilizing thermoluminescent material

Abstract

The amount of ionizing radiation to which a thermoluminescent material has been exposed is determined by first cooling the thermoluminescent material and then optically stimulating the thermoluminescent material by exposure to light. Visible light emitted by the thermoluminescent material as it is allowed to warm up to room temperature is detected and counted. The thermoluminescent material may be annealed by exposure to ultraviolet light. 5 figs.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
7045110
Patent Number(s):
5136163 A
Application Number:
PPN: US 7-689701
Assignee:
Battelle Memorial Inst., Richland, WA (United States) PTO; EDB-94-090404
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 17 Apr 1991
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; THERMOLUMINESCENT DOSIMETRY; PERFORMANCE; MEASURING METHODS; RADIATION DOSES; THERMOLUMINESCENT DOSEMETERS; DOSEMETERS; DOSES; DOSIMETRY; LUMINESCENT DOSEMETERS; MEASURING INSTRUMENTS; 440102* - Radiation Instrumentation- Radiation Dosemeters

Citation Formats

Miller, S.D., McDonald, J.C., Eichner, F.N., and Durham, J.S. Method for detecting radiation dose utilizing thermoluminescent material. United States: N. p., 1992. Web.
Miller, S.D., McDonald, J.C., Eichner, F.N., & Durham, J.S. Method for detecting radiation dose utilizing thermoluminescent material. United States.
Miller, S.D., McDonald, J.C., Eichner, F.N., and Durham, J.S. Tue . "Method for detecting radiation dose utilizing thermoluminescent material". United States.
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abstractNote = {The amount of ionizing radiation to which a thermoluminescent material has been exposed is determined by first cooling the thermoluminescent material and then optically stimulating the thermoluminescent material by exposure to light. Visible light emitted by the thermoluminescent material as it is allowed to warm up to room temperature is detected and counted. The thermoluminescent material may be annealed by exposure to ultraviolet light. 5 figs.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1992},
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