EURADOS Trial Performance Test for Photon Dosimetry

Hannes Stadtmann, J. M. Bordy, Peter Ambrosi, David Bartlett, P. Christensen, T. Colgan, H. Hyvönen

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Within the framework of the EURADOS Action entitled ` Harmonisation and Dosimetric Quality Assurance in Individual Monitoring for External Radiation´ , trial performance tests for whole body and extremity personal dosemeters were carried out. Photon, beta and neutron dosemeters were considered. This paper summarises the results of the whole body photon dosemeter test. Twenty six dosimetry services from all EU Member States and Switzerland participated. Twelve different radiation fields were used to simulate various workplace irradiation fields. Dose values from 0.4 mSv to 80 mSv were chosen. From 312 single results, 26 fell outside the limits of the trumpet curve and 32 were outside the range 1/1.5 to 1.5. Most outliers resulted from high energy R-F irradiations without electronic equilibrium. These fields are not routinely encountered by many of the participating dosimetry services. If the results for this field are excluded, most participating services satisfied the evaluation criteria.
TitelEuropean Workshop on individual Monitoring External Radiation
PublikationsstatusVeröffentlicht - 2000
VeranstaltungEuropean Workshop on individual Monitoring External Radiation -
Dauer: 1 Jan. 2000 → …


KonferenzEuropean Workshop on individual Monitoring External Radiation
Zeitraum1/01/00 → …

Research Field

  • Biosensor Technologies


  • Dosimeter
  • Helsinki
  • Dosimetry


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