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dosimeter

[dō′sim·əd·ər]
(nucleonics)
An instrument that measures the total dose of nuclear radiation received in a given period. Also spelled dosemeter.
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This three-dimensional dosimeter consists of optically clear polyurethane matrix, containing a leuco dye and halogen containing free radical indicators.
Chappas, A Thin Dyed Plastic Dosimeter for Large Radiation Doses Radiochromic for Validation and Commissioning of Industrial Radiation Processing.
However, a contradictory report of ambient light insensitivity for a custom-manufactured alanine dosimeter has been published [10].
Spectrophotometric readout for an alanine dosimeter for food irradiation applications.
A chemical dosimeter is a material which undergoes a measureable chemical change that can be calibrated to a known radiation source.
For this purpose, members of the public need an inexpensive and reliable pocket or handbag dosimeter that can be read at any moment and interpreted immediately by visual inspection, like the colorimetric devices described below.
Information about the effective energy of the radiation on the exposed dosimeter was obtained from the Army Dosimetry Center.
Regardless of the type of personnel dosimeter worn, several considerations should be kept in mind:
To properly detect anything, the dosimeter has to be zeroed out--it has to be calibrated to not count background radiation.
Occupational safety and health concerns about the voices of singers and actors have led to development of the NCVS dosimeter with which otolaryngologists can evaluate vocal fatigue.
J, has the solution to that dilemma with his Self-Indicating Instant Radiation Alert Dosimeter, or SIRAD.
ODIS uses a Raytheon Controller IR 2000AS Silicon camera and an Electronic Personal Dosimeter EPD Mk2 to conduct the inspections.