Vol. 4, 2019

Original research papers

Radiation Detectors

DETERMINATION OF THE MINIMUM DETECTABLE DOSE AND THE EFFECT OF DIFFERENT FILTERS ON TLD-100H 260°C THERMOLUMINESCENCE PEAK

Kemal Firat Oguz, Mehmet Yüksel

Pages: 136–138

DOI: 10.37392/RapProc.2019.27

Thermoluminescence dosimeters have been an important tool for measuring the ionizing radiation dose in the field of personal, clinical, environmental and space applications. In this study, thermoluminescence glow curves of newly synthesized Mg,Cu,P doped LiF (TLD-100H) were recorded using four different filters in order to investigate the effect of different filter packs on TL glow peaks. It was observed that the TLD-100H dosimeter has four TL glow peaks at 100 oC, 150 oC, 200 oC and 260 oC for the heating rate value of 1 °C/s. Additionaly, the minimum detectable dose of the TLD-100H dosimeter for a TL peak of 260 oC has been determined using the thermoluminescence method as a preliminary work.
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