The Use of Polyvinyl-Chloride Film for Electron Beam Dosimetry

Jovanka Ilic-Popovic

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    Abstract

    The suitability of a homopolymer type of PVC film (QCA-5960, 0.015" thick) as a high-dose electron dosimeter (1-5 Mrads) has been investigated. Different heat treatments were applied in order to obtain a reasonable storage stability and an approximately linear relationship between optical density and dose over the dose range from 0.5 to 5 Mrads, The spectral range was 3900 to 5000 A, The effect of the dose rate on the coloration of PVC was studied.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationRoskilde, Denmark
    PublisherRisø National Laboratory
    Number of pages18
    Publication statusPublished - 1966
    SeriesDenmark. Forskningscenter Risoe. Risoe-R
    Number141
    ISSN0106-2840

    Keywords

    • Risø-R-141

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    Ilic-Popovic, J. (1966). The Use of Polyvinyl-Chloride Film for Electron Beam Dosimetry. Risø National Laboratory. Denmark. Forskningscenter Risoe. Risoe-R, No. 141