WJNST  Vol.2 No.1 , January 2012
External and Environmental Radiation Dosimetry with Optically Stimulated Luminescent Detection Device Developed at the SCK.CEN
Abstract: The laboratory of Radiation Dosimetry and Calibration of the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre (SCK.CEN) is using thermoluminescence dosimetry for more than thirty years for routine measurements and for R&D investigations. In 2002, it has developed an experimental device based on the optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) technique. This device is working with AL2O3:C crystals stimulated by the green line (488 nm) emitted by a 150 mW argon laser. This paper describes this device, its characteristics, some applications in space dosimetry and the R&D works initiated in this field during the next few years.
Cite this paper: R. Boons, M. Iersel and J. Genicot, "External and Environmental Radiation Dosimetry with Optically Stimulated Luminescent Detection Device Developed at the SCK.CEN," World Journal of Nuclear Science and Technology, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2012, pp. 6-15. doi: 10.4236/wjnst.2012.21002.

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