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Solid state neutron dosimeter for space applications

Gerald Entine

Solid state neutron dosimeter for space applications

final report

by Gerald Entine

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Published by Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc., National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in Watertown, MA, [Washington, DC, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dosimeters.

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    Statementby Gerald Entine, Vivek Nagargar, Daud Sharif.
    SeriesNASA contractor report -- NASA CR-185633.
    ContributionsNagargar, Vivek., Sharif, Daud., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15370103M

    EPD/1// EPD-N2 - Mk, PTB Gamma-Neutron Dosimeter, Black, Lithium (default) or Alkaline AA Battery, Alligator Clip and Security or Coin Battery Cap (default). $1, Dosimetry Solutions Kits EPD/1// Dosimetry Solution - Beta-Gamma - Red. EPD Kit consisting of five Red EPD Mk2+ dosimeters, IrDA reader with USB. The theoretical aspects of dosimetry are given in the comprehensive chapter on cavity theory, followed by the description of primary measurement standards, ionization chambers, chemical dosimeters and solid state detectors. Chapters on applications include reference dosimetry for standard and small fields in radiotherapy, diagnostic radiology.

    NEUTRON DOSIMETRY Figure 1 shows the quality factor Q{L) according to ICRP 60 [5] and the dose distribution D L(L) in equation (1) as a function of the linear energy transfer L for the example of the ambient dose equivalent H*(10). At present, personnel neutron dosimeters are typically calibrated in a standard neutron field (e.g., Cf or D 2 O-moderated Cf)- but may then be applied in neutron fields that vary considerably from the calibration field. Some widely used personnel dosimeters, such as TLD-albedo dosimeters, overrespond to low energy neutrons and.

    Solid-State Detectors: A New Approach to Thermal Neutron Detection tio than you would with a coated-type neu-tron detector, for instance, a gas tube that may be coated with boron or lithium fluo-ride. The discrimination ratio is also better than the older formatted semiconductor neutron detectors, where a neutron reactive. In low power benchmark fields, NRE can be used as integral dosimeters in a manner similar to RM, solid state track recorders (SSTR) and helium accumulation monitors (HAFM) neutron dosimeters (see Test Methods E and E). In addition to spatial mapping advantages of these other dosimetry methods, NRE offer fine spatial resolution and can.


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Solid state neutron dosimeter for space applications by Gerald Entine Download PDF EPUB FB2

Solid State Neutron Dosimeter For Space Applications Article (PDF Available) in IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 39(4) - September with 57 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Solid state neutron dosimeter for space applications. Final Report DOSIMETER FOR SPACE APPLICATIONS Fin]l. Report (Radi,stion Monitorin:j Oevices) 23. Under NASA sponsorship, we are developing a solid state neutron sensor capable of being incorporated into a very compact, flight instrument to provide high quality real time measurement of this important radiation flux.

The dosimeter uses a special, high neutron sensitivity, PIN diode that is insensitive to the other forms of ionizing by: 9.

Personnel engaged in space flight are exposed to significant flux of high energy neutrons arising from both primary and secondary sources of ionizing radiation. Presently, there exist no compact neutron sensor capable of being integrated in a flight instrument to provide real time measurement of this radiation flux.

A proposal was made to construct such an instrument using special PIN silicon Author: Gerald Entine, Vivek Nagargar, Daud Sharif. A new solid state detector, known as Medipix, developed by a consortium of academic institutions has been evolved from a technology originally created for use at the LHC at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland.

This technology is being harnessed for use as an active personal dosimeter for space radiation applications. The pixel based technology embeds the entire required readout electronics for each.

Neutron dosimetry Response of passive detectors (Hp(10)) to various neutron energies (from Kulkarni et al., ) Active dosimeters, like rem-mteters, superheated emulsions and electronic personal dosemeters can be used to measure neutron fields. Nuclear Track Detection, Vol. 1, No. 3/4, pp.

Pergamon Press, Printed in Great Britain NEUTRON DOSIMETRY WITH SOLID STATE NUCLEAR TRACK DETECTORS* FRANT19EK SPURNY and KAREL TUREK Institute of Radiation Dosimetry, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Prague 8, Czechoslovakia (Received 6 October ; in revised form 14 June ) Abstract-A brief review of the application.

Neutron Thermoluminescent Dosimeter – Neutron TLD The personnel neutron dosimetry continues to be one of the problems in the field of radiation protection, as no single method provides the combination of energy response, sensitivity, orientation dependence characteristics and accuracy necessary to meet the needs of a personnel dosimeter.

• Two types of neutron dosimeters are personal neutron dosimeter and portable neutron survey meters. Solid-state nuclear track detectors 1. A solid-state nuclear track detector uses a material called CR–39 plastic 2. The reaction produces charged particles.

Help NASA SBIR/STTR Program Support For questions about the NASA SBIR/STTR solicitations, the proposal preparation and electronic submission process, and other program related areas, please contact the NASA SBIR/STTR Program Support Office.

Phone: Email: [email protected] NASA SBIR/STTR Program Support is available Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm ET. Get this from a library. Solid state neutron dosimeter for space applications: final report. [Gerald Entine; Vivek Nagargar; Daud Sharif; United States.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration.]. Nagarkar V, Entine G and Stoppel P Flight prototype of a solid state neutron dosimeter for space applications IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci. 41 Crossref [].

The MCNPX code was used to determine the expected flux of particles from galactic cosmic ray proton interactions with spacecraft material.A spherical aluminum shell with a thickness of 10 cm is used as a mock spacecraft, and the flux in Fig.

1 is used to generate the flux of neutrons, protons, and gamma-rays inside the spacecraft. The simulation environment is a spherical aluminum shell of.

Solid State Nuclear Track Detectors With the growing awareness of health hazards from naturally occurring radon, and with greater importance being given to detecting radiation in medical, industrial and research environments, experts increasingly are turning to solid state nuclear track detectors (SSNTDs) to determine neutron doses and measure.

Solid State Nuclear Track Detectors is a collection of papers that covers various aspects of solid state nuclear track detectors. The book presents articles that cover the concerns in the mechanisms, operations, and applications of solid state nuclear track detectors.

Fields of Application Session Neutron Dosimetry. This, when coupled with their small size, makes this type of solid state detector very useful for electronic dosimetry applications. They are also able to withstand a much higher amount of radiation over their lifetime than other detectors types such as G-M Tubes, meaning that they are also useful for instruments operating in areas with.

Eduardo G. Yukihara is the Head of the Radiation Metrology Section and of the Dosimetry Group at the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI), Switzerland. He is also Adjunct Professor at the Physics Department, Oklahoma State University (OSU), Adjunct Professor at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Clemson University, Associate Editor of the Radiation Measurements journal, and.

@article{osti_, title = {Dosimetry in neutron therapy by automatic readout of CR SSNTDs}, author = {Blue, T E and Wepprecht, C S and Blue, J W and Roberts, W K and Wehring, B W}, abstractNote = {The goal of this research is to develop the solid-state nuclear track detector (SSNTD) CR as a neutron dosimeter for in vivo measurements of neutron doses in fast neutron.

INTRODUCTION. The dosimetry of neutron and charged particles is performed with a wide variety of detectors. The detectors can be divided into passive and active ().The current status of passive detectors for neutron personal dosimetry has been reviewed recently during the ninth symposium on neutron dosimetry by d'Errico and for neutron environmental dosimetry by Nakamura ().

A method is described for detecting and correcting for isotope burn-in during-long term neutron dosimetry exposure. In one embodiment, duplicate pairs of solid state track recorder fissionable deposits are used, including a first, fissionable deposit of lower mass to quantify the number of fissions occuring during the exposure, and a second deposit of higher mass to quantify the number of.

Solid State Nuclear Track Detection: Principles, Methods and Applications is the second book written by the authors after Nuclear Tracks in Solids: Principles and Applications. The book is meant as an introduction to the subject solid state of nuclear track detection.

Solid-state direct-conversion neutron detection heterostructures are devices whose space charge generating material also generates primary reaction products from neutron capture or scatter. This space charge material may be one or both sides of a p–n junction (or the base layer of a conventional diffused junction) or the sole semiconductor in.CHAPTER 4 Survey meters come in different shapes and sizes, depending upon the specific application (see Fig.

). The gas is usually a non-electronegative gas in order to avoid negative ion formation by electron attachment, which would increase the collection time in the detector, thus limiting the dose rate that can be monitored.