Detectors for Radiation Dosimetry

  • Victor Perez-Mendez
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (EMISS, volume 2)

Abstract

In previous years Radiation Dosimetry in Medicine was concerned mainly with measuring doses produced by x-rays, gamma rays and electrons. These radiations have the common feature that their R.B.E. ≈ 1, and they can be monitored by the same types of detectors.

Keywords

Thermal Neutron Fast Neutron Ionization Chamber Neutron Energy Proportional Counter 
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References and Acknowledgments

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  8. I would like to take this opportunity to thank for following members of the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory staff, whose assistance is deeply appreciated: R. H. Thomas, J. McCaslin, J. Howard, A. Smith, P. Wiedenbeck and C. Johnson-Joy.Google Scholar
  9. This work was supported by the Physics Research Division of the United States Department of Energy under contract no. W-7405-ENG-48.Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Victor Perez-Mendez
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  1. 1.Lawrence Berkeley LaboratoryBerkeleyUSA

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