New Technologies for Dosimetry: Slow Luminescence

  • Johnathan L. Kiel
  • John G. Bruno
  • William D. Hurt
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 274)


Measurement of nonionizing electromagnetic radiation absorption (dosimetry) involves one of two basic approaches: invasive measurement with temperature sensing probes or noninvasive measurement of re-irradiated energy. The latter approach involves millimeter radiometry,1,2 calorimetry,2 or thermography.2 Although the former methods have better point resolution, depth of measurement, and can be used in real time, the latter methods, with the exception of calorimetry, can give continuous spatial (surface) and temporal measurement.1,2,3 The invasive thermal probes may miss local hot spots or disturb the measurement.


Magnetite Particle Specific Absorption Rate Specific Energy Absorption Radiofrequency Radiation Slow Fluorescence 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Johnathan L. Kiel
    • 1
  • John G. Bruno
    • 1
  • William D. Hurt
    • 1
  1. 1.USAF Armstrong LaboratoryBrooks AFBUSA

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