OSL Based Anthropomorphic Phantom and Real-Time Organ Dosimetry

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The overall objective of this project was the development of a dosimetry system that provides the direct measurement of organ does in real-time with a sensitivity that makes it an effective tool for applications in a wide variety of health physics applications. The system included the development of a real-time readout system for fiber optic coupled (FOC) dosimeters that is integrated with a state-of-art anthropomorphic phantom to provide instantaneous measures of organ doses throughout the phantom. The small size of the FOC detectors and optical fibers allow the sensitive volume of the detector to be located at organ centroids (or ... continued below

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David E. Hintenlang, Ph.D February 10, 2009.

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The overall objective of this project was the development of a dosimetry system that provides the direct measurement of organ does in real-time with a sensitivity that makes it an effective tool for applications in a wide variety of health physics applications. The system included the development of a real-time readout system for fiber optic coupled (FOC) dosimeters that is integrated with a state-of-art anthropomorphic phantom to provide instantaneous measures of organ doses throughout the phantom. The small size of the FOC detectors and optical fibers allow the sensitive volume of the detector to be located at organ centroids (or multiple locations distributed through the organ) within a tissue equivalent, anthropomorphic phantom without perturbing the tissue equivalent features of the phantom. The developed phantom/dosimetry system can be used in any environment where personnel may be exposed to gamma or x-ray radiations to provide the most accurate determinations of organ and effective doses possible to date.

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  • Report No.: DOE/ID/14700
  • Grant Number: FG07-05ID14700
  • DOI: 10.2172/948743 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 948743
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc930511

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David E. Hintenlang, Ph.D. OSL Based Anthropomorphic Phantom and Real-Time Organ Dosimetry, report, February 10, 2009; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc930511/: accessed July 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.