Use of LiF:Mg,Cu,P in environmental gamma dosimetry

G. Scarpa, M. Moscati, A. Soriani

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Abstract

The present contribution is a summary of the authors' experience of the dosimetric use of sintered lithium fluoride doped with magnesium, copper and phosphorus, commercially available as GR-200A. The paper reports the results of a number of gamma measurements carried out in various indoor sites in Casaccia Centre Rome. A direct comparison was made between these data and the results obtained using a calibrated Reuter-Stokes ionisation chamber, generally accepted as a reference instrument. The agreement between the two methods can be considered as good, taking into account the fact that the energy-response curves of the two systems are considerably different over the whole energy range.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)119 - 121
Number of pages3
JournalRadiation Protection Dosimetry
Volume45
Issue number1-4 SUPPL.
Publication statusPublished - 1992
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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Scarpa, G., Moscati, M., & Soriani, A. (1992). Use of LiF:Mg,Cu,P in environmental gamma dosimetry. Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 45(1-4 SUPPL.), 119 - 121.