Eurados trial performance test for neutron personal dosimetry

J.M. Bordy, H. Stadtmann, P. Ambrosi, D.T. Bartlett, P. Christensen, T. Colgan, H. Hyvonen

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    This paper reports on the results of a neutron trial performance test sponsored by the European Commission and organised by EURADOS. As anticipated, neutron dosimetry results were very dependent on the dosemeter type and the dose calculation algorithm. Fast neutron fields were generally well measured, but particular problems were noted in the determination of intermediate energy fields and large incident angles, demonstrating the difficulties of neutron personal dosimetry. Of particular concern from a radiological protection point of view was the large number of results underestimating personal dose equivalent. A considerable over-response was noted in a few cases.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalRadiation Protection Dosimetry
    Issue number1-3
    Pages (from-to)167-173
    Publication statusPublished - 2001

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