Accession Number : AD0780432

Title :   Absolute Calibration of X-Ray Ionization Chambers.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Meekins,J. F. ; Unzicker,A. E. ; Dere,K. P. ; Kreplin,R. W.

Report Date : 08 MAY 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 21

Abstract : A method was devised to determine the response of ionization chambers to x radiation by direct measurement. The method was applied to several ionization chambers of the SOLRAD type. Resulting responses differed from those predicted. The standard of measurement employed was a proportional counter, which is described. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Ionization chambers, *X rays, *Calibration, Proportional counters

Subject Categories : Nuclear Instrumentation

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE