Accession Number : ADA995248

Title :   OPERATION GREENHOUSE. Scientific Director's Report. Annex 2.10. Miscellaneous Studies of Dosimeters,

Corporate Author : CHICAGO UNIV IL

Personal Author(s) : Leroy,G. V.

Report Date : NOV 1951

Pagination or Media Count : 29

Abstract : Glomerella, corn, and Vycor glass were used in an attempt to measure the dose of mixed nuclear radiation from an atomic bomb. Samples were placed in steel pipe stations located 300 to 800 yd from the tower on Easy Shot. Reasonable and consistent estimates of dose were obtained, but it is not possible to consider them more than approximations. Activated potassium bromide crystals and photoluminescent glass were exposed in unit-density phantoms at Easy Shot. These materials have been proposed for use as personnel dosimeters. Both were energy-dependent, but with this limitation, they were satisfactory dosimeters. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Nuclear explosions, *Dosimeters, Radiation dosage, Activation, Bromides, Crystals, Potassium compounds, Estimates, Glass, Photoluminescence, Corn, Nuclear radiation

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