Dose algorithm determination for the Los Alamos National Laboratory personnel dosimetry system

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One of the most important aspects of a TLD dosimetry system is the dose algorithm used to convert the signals from the badge reader to an estimate of a worker`s dose. It is now more important then ever to have an accurate algorithm to estimate dose well below regulatory limits. Dosimetry systems for DOE laboratories must meet minimum performance standards based on DOELAP criteria. The purpose of this paper is to describe the development of a dose algorithm for a new TLD dosimeter that has been developed at Los Alamos National Laboratories. It is expected that DOELAP testing will start ... continued below

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Patterson, J.M. December 31, 1995.

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One of the most important aspects of a TLD dosimetry system is the dose algorithm used to convert the signals from the badge reader to an estimate of a worker`s dose. It is now more important then ever to have an accurate algorithm to estimate dose well below regulatory limits. Dosimetry systems for DOE laboratories must meet minimum performance standards based on DOELAP criteria. The purpose of this paper is to describe the development of a dose algorithm for a new TLD dosimeter that has been developed at Los Alamos National Laboratories. It is expected that DOELAP testing will start in 1995. Initial results indicate that the system will be able to exceed the minimum performance criteria by a large margin. The enhanced ability of the dosimeter to determine beta, gamma, and neutron energies makes it very useful in the various radiation fields encountered at the laboratory.

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INIS; OSTI as DE97053588

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  • Other: DE97053588
  • Report No.: DOE/OR/00033--T784
  • Grant Number: AC05-76OR00033
  • DOI: 10.2172/672131 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 672131
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc709110

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Patterson, J.M. Dose algorithm determination for the Los Alamos National Laboratory personnel dosimetry system, report, December 31, 1995; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc709110/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.