Document Detail

Personnel neutron dosimetry using particle tracks in solids: a comparison.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6511398     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Comparison of two nuclear track methods of dosimetry for fast neutrons shows similar uncertainties for manual counting of etched tracks as for electrochemical read-out by a commercial service. The standard deviation is approximately 30% under rigorous specification of conditions, i.e. monoenergetic neutrons and minimum neutron scattering. Because this or greater uncertainty is common to most methods, such doses should not be quoted to higher precision.
R L Fleischer; L G Turner; H G Paretzke; H Schraube
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Health physics     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0017-9078     ISO Abbreviation:  Health Phys     Publication Date:  1984 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-02-04     Completed Date:  1985-02-04     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985093R     Medline TA:  Health Phys     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  525-31     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Fast Neutrons*
Polyethylene Glycols
Radiation Monitoring / instrumentation*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Polyethylene Glycols; 0/Polymers; 24936-68-3/lexan; 25656-90-0/CR 39

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