Accession Number:

ADD009681

Title:

Ionizing Radiation Dose Monitor Using Silicon-on-Sapphire Transistor.

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1982-04-14

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

A reusable solid state device is disclosed which monitors ionizing radiation. The device is a silicon-on-sapphire n-channel MOS transistor having a back-channel leakage current which is proportional to total radiation dose. To return the monitor to its original reusable state, the drain-to-source transistor bias is reduced to zero while irradiating the device to an appropriate dose level. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE