Measurements of radon in dwellings with CR-39 track detectors

Benny Majborn

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    Abstract

    A passive integrating dosemeter has been designed for measuring natural radiation in dwellings. The dosemeter contains one or two CR-39 track detectors to measure radon and three thermoluminescence dosemeters to measure external radiation. The dosemeter was investigated in a pilot study in 1983/84, and it is now used in a nationwide survey of natural radiation in Danish dwellings. The characteristics of the dosemeter with respect to radon measurements are presented, and the radon monitoring results obtained in the pilot study are summarized
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalInternational Journal of Radiation Applications and Instrumentation. Part D: Nuclear Tracks and Radiation Measurements
    Volume12
    Issue number1-6
    Pages (from-to)763-766
    ISSN1359-0189
    Publication statusPublished - 1986

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