Accession Number:

ADA053859

Title:

Tests of Neutron Dosimeter, Advanced Development Model,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY ELECTRONICS RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT COMMAND FORT MONMOUTH NJ COMBAT SURVEILLANCE/TARGET ACQ LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

26.0

Abstract:

The dosimeters were subjected to two types of tests to determine their accuracy and temperature response. They were exposed to 14 MeV neutrons from 31 rads to 781 rads with one exposure to 1880 rads to check the response to over exposure. The dosimeters passed all of these tests. In addition, the dosimeters were tested for temperature in the range from -40 C to 52 C. The dosimeters also passed all of these tests. Short term as well as long term annealing is observeable in the data. Fluctuations of up to 18 rads in the readings of dosimeters containing unexposed diodes were observed. Tests showed these fluctuations to be caused by the diodes and not by the dosimeter electronics or other dosimeter components. The fluctuations of the unexposed diodes were noted for the first time because of the superior dosimeter readout system. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Nuclear Instrumentation

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE