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Dosimetric characteristics of LKB: Cu, Mg Solid thermoluminescence detector

Alajerami, Yasser Saleh Mustafa and Hashim, Suhairul and Ramli, Ahmad Termizi and Saleh, Muneer Aziz and Abdul Kadir, Ahmad Bazlie and Saripan, Mohd Iqbal (2013) Dosimetric characteristics of LKB: Cu, Mg Solid thermoluminescence detector. Chinese Physics Letters, 30 (1). art. no. 017801. pp. 1-4. ISSN 0256-307X

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We present the main thermoluminescence characteristics of a newly borate glass dosimeter modified with lithium and potassium carbonate (LKB) and co-doped with CuO and MgO. An enhancement of about three times has been shown with the increment of 0.1mol% MgO as a co-dopant impurity. The effects of dose linearity, storage capacity, effective atomic number and energy dose response are studied. The proposed dosimeter shows a simple glow curve, good linearity up to 103 Gy, close effective atomic number and photon energy independence. The current results suggest using the proposed dosimeter in different dosimetric applications.

Item Type: Article
DOI Number: 10.1088/0256-307X/30/1/017801
Keywords: Thermoluminance; Lithium and potassium carbonate; CuO; MgO; Dosimeter
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering
Depositing User: Nabilah Mustapa
Date Deposited: 05 May 2015 11:43
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:02

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