Radiation-resistant optical fiber/scintillator system for gamma-ray monitor

K. Toh, T. Nakamura, H. Yamagishi, K. Sakasai, K. Soyama, T. Shikama

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Abstract

A scintillator-based gamma-ray detection system that uses a radiation-resistant optical fiber was developed. The system consisted of two radiation-resistant optical fibers - one, a fiber with a scintillator, and the other, a fiber without a scintillator - which were used to obtain the gamma-ray dose rate at the measurement point. This system demonstrated a linear response with respect to the gamma-ray dose rate from 0.005 to 1.5 Gy/h and a good radiation resistance over an absorbed dose of more than 300 kGy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)130-134
Number of pages5
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Volume700
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Jul 21

Keywords

  • Dose rate
  • Gamma-ray detection
  • Radiation-resistant optical fiber
  • Scintillator

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation

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