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Techniques and Management of Personnel Thermoluminescence Dosimetry Services : Current Issues in Production Ecology - M. Oberhofer

Techniques and Management of Personnel Thermoluminescence Dosimetry Services

Current Issues in Production Ecology

By: M. Oberhofer (Editor), A. Scharmann (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 31st October 1993
ISBN: 9780792324362
Number Of Pages: 438

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The International Commission on Radiological Protection and the Euratom Council directive have specified that workers exposed to ionizing radiation shall be subjected to individual dose monitoring. In the past, individual doses have almost always been monitored by film badge dosimeters, but thermoluminescent dosimeters (TLDs) are now coming into widespread use, principally due to the availability of automated readout systems.
Techniques and Management of Personnel Thermoluminescence Dosimetry Services gives details of the operation of and experience gained with a number of large-scale TL personnel dosimetry services, with particular attention being paid to the management aspects of such services.
For technical and administrative personnel in TLD services, TLD system designers, staff of licensing authorities concerned with dosimetric licensing, students of radiation protection, especially in the area of protection from ionizing radiation. A basic knowledge of atomic and nuclear physics is assumed, and a training in radiation protection or health physics would be an advantage.

Preface
Acknowledgements
List of Contributors
Radiological Quantities Measured and Assessed in Personnel Dosimetryp. 1
Basic Concepts of Thermoluminescencep. 21
The Design of Instrumentation for the Measurement of Thermoluminescencep. 41
Thermoluminescence Materials and Their Dosimetric Characteristicsp. 63
Thermoluminescence and Personnel Dosimetry: Potentials and Limitsp. 125
Mixed Radiation Field Dosimetry with Thermoluminescence Materials Applied to Personal Dosimetryp. 161
TLD System for Whole Body Dosimetry: Instrument, Dosimeters Algorithms and Application Softwarep. 203
Techniques and Management of TLD Personnel Dosimetry Services Based on the TL Personnel Dosimetry Service of Health and Welfare Canadap. 233
The NRPB Thermoluminescence Dosimetry Servicep. 251
The Seibersdorf TL Personnel Dosimetry Servicep. 269
The SUVA TL Personnel Dosimetry Servicep. 295
The Landauer INC. TL Dosimetry Servicep. 303
The Fontenay aux Roses TL Personnel Dosimetry Servicep. 317
The Karlsruhe TLD Service for Albedo Neutron Dosimetryp. 331
Technical Problems in Connection with the Operation of Large Thermoluminescence Dosimetry Servicesp. 361
Management Problems of Large TLD Servicesp. 375
Future Directions in TL Instrumentationp. 387
Annex 1p. 407
Annex 2p. 409
Indexp. 433
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ISBN: 9780792324362
ISBN-10: 0792324366
Series: Current Issues in Production Ecology
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 438
Published: 31st October 1993
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.81

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