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2020/2021

Integral Dosimetry Methods

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Code Completion Credits Range
16IDOZ ZK 2 2+0
Lecturer:
Iva Ambrožová (guarantor)
Tutor:
Supervisor:
Department of Dosimetry and Application of Ionizing Radiation
Synopsis:

Integrating solid state dosimeters (films, thermoluminescent, radiophotoluminescent, colorization, exoelectron, lyoluminescent, and chemical dosimeters, nuclear emulsion), solid state track detectors, special neutron dosimeters (Si diode, albedo dosimeters), advantages and disadvantages of different systems, secondary standardisation methods for dose measurement of photons, electrons and neutrons with respect to their use in personal and environmental dosimetry.

Requirements:

Required prerequisities are 16DETE, 16ZDOZ12.

Syllabus of lectures:

1. The theoretical background of the dosimetric systems

2. Integrating solid state dosimeters: film badge,thermoluminescent, photoluminescent, colorimetric,exoelectron,lyoluminescent and chemical dosimeters,nuclear track emulsions.

3. Special neutron detectors: solid state track detectors, silicon diodes

4. Dosimeters based on the albedo of neutrons

5. Advantages and disadvantages of different dosimetric systems

6. Practical application of mentioned dosimetric systems

7. Dosimetric systems suitable for dose measurement of photons,electrons and neutrons

8. The secondary standardization method for photons,electrons and neutrons with a view to personnal and environmental dosimetry

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Integrating methods of dosimetry based on various physical and chemical principles.

Abilities:

Evaluation of methods, their advantages and disadvantages, and usage to detection of ionizing radiation in various applications.

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] Musilek L., Seda J., Trousil J., Dosimetry of ionizing radiation (Integrating methods), Prague, publisher CTU 1992(in Czech)

[2] Assessment of Occupational Exposure Due to External Sources of Radiation, IAEA Safety Guide No.RS-G-1.3 1999

Recommended references:

[3] Trousil J., Spurny F., Passive dosemeter characteristics and new developments, Nuclear Safety 44,no.5/6. 1998. (in Czech)

[4] Z. Kovar, F. Spurny, Z. Spurny, J. Novotny, F. Cejnar, Advances in dosimetry of ionizing radiation, Academia press, Prague 1984. (in Czech)

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