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Latest developments in silica-based thermoluminescence spectrometry and dosimetry

Bradley, D.A. and Jafari, S.M and Siti Shafiqah, A.S and Tamchek, N and Shutt, A and Siti Rozaila, Z and Abdul Sani, S.F and Abdulaziz, Alanazi and Amouzad Mahdiraji, G and Hairul Rashid, H.A and Maah, M.J (2016) Latest developments in silica-based thermoluminescence spectrometry and dosimetry. Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 117. pp. 128-134. ISSN 0969-8043

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Abstract

Using irradiated doped-silica preforms from which fibres for thermoluminescence dosimetry applications can be fabricated we have carried out a range of luminescence studies, the TL yield of the fibre systems offering many advantages over conventional passive dosimetry types. In this paper we investigate such media, showing emission spectra for irradiated preforms and the TL response of glass beads following irradiation to an Am-241-Be neutron source located in a tank of water, the glass fibres and beads offering the advantage of being able to be placed directly into liquid. The outcomes from these and other lines of research are intended to inform development of doped silica radiation dosimeters of versatile utility, extending from environmental evaluations through to clinical and industrial applications. (C) 2015 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 7747/55560
Uncontrolled Keywords: Dosimetry Ge-doped silica fibre Thermoluminescence Glass beads TLDs
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Science > Department of Physics
Depositing User: DR Siti Shafiqah Binti Ahmad Shaharuddin
Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2017 09:02
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2017 01:52
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/55560

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