Analysis of computational problems expressing the overall uncertainties: Photons, neutrons and electrons

Loïc De Carlan, Robert Price, J.-L.Jean-Louis Chartier, Ivan Kodeli, Bernd Siebert, Jürgen Henninger, Jonas Posselt, Gianfranco Gualdrini, Stefano Agosteo, Roberto Bedogni, Jean-Marc Bordy, Philippe Cassette, Paolo Ferrari, Jose-Maria Gomez Ros, Bernd Großwendt, Véronique Lacoste, Andrea Pola, Sofia Rollet, Franck Schultz, S.P. SimakovRick Tanner, Michel Terrissol, Maria Zankl

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Abstract

In the frame of the EU Coordination Action CONRAD (coordinated network for radiation dosimetry), WP4 was dedicated to work on computational dosimetry with an action entitled 'Uncertainty assessment in computational dosimetry: an intercomparison of approaches'. Participants attempted one or more of eight problems. This paper presents the results from problems 4-8 - dealing with the overall uncertainty budget estimate; a short overview of each problem is presented together with a discussion of the most significant results and conclusions. The scope of the problems discussed here are: the study of a137Cs calibration irradiator; the manganese bath technique; the iron sphere experiment using neutron time-of-flight technique; the energy response of a RADFET detector and finally the sensitivity and uncertainty analysis for the recoil-proton telescope discussed in the companion paper. © The Author 2008. Published by Oxford University Press. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)15 - 23
Number of pages9
JournalRadiation Protection Dosimetry
Volume131
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Radiation
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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De Carlan, L., Price, R., Chartier, J-L. J-L., Kodeli, I., Siebert, B., Henninger, J., ... Zankl, M. (2008). Analysis of computational problems expressing the overall uncertainties: Photons, neutrons and electrons. Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 131(1), 15 - 23. https://doi.org/10.1093/rpd/ncn221