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Gamma dosimetry using commercial PMMA optical fibres for nuclear environments
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Paper Abstract

We investigate the possible use as on-line dosimeters of commercially-available PMMA plastic optical fibres. The dose measurement is derived from the radiation-induced attenuation. A novel interrogation scheme based on a ratiometric technique is proposed for real-time dosimetry applications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 May 2005
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 5855, 17th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, (23 May 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.624005
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Alberto Fernandez Fernandez, SCK-CEN Belgian Nuclear Research Ctr. (Belgium)
S. O'Keeffe, Univ. of Limerick (Ireland)
Colin Fitzpatrick, Univ. of Limerick (Ireland)
B. Brichard, SCK-CEN Belgian Nuclear Research Ctr. (Belgium)
Francis Berghmans, SCK-CEN Belgian Nuclear Research Ctr. (Belgium)
Elfed Lewis, Univ. of Limerick (Ireland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5855:
17th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors
Marc Voet; Reinhardt Willsch; Wolfgang Ecke; Julian Jones; Brian Culshaw, Editor(s)

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