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|Title:||Validation of a Method for Neutron Dosimetry and Spectrometry Using Neutron Activation of Metal Discs|
|Authors:||WIESLANDER Elisabeth; LOEVESTAM Goeran; HULT Mikael; FESSLER Andreas; GASPARRO Joël; KOCKEROLS Pierre|
|Citation:||RADIATION PROTECTION DOSIMETRY vol. 138 no. 3 p. 205-212|
|Publisher:||OXFORD UNIV PRESS|
|Type:||Articles in periodicals and books|
|Abstract:||A technique for neutron dosimetry and spectrometry base don neutron activation of different metal discs has been studied. After exposure to a neutron field the activated radionuclides in the discs are detected using low-level-gamma-ray spectrometry and the neutron spectrum is obtained using a spectrum unfolding technique. In order to validate the method an irradiation was performed in a well-characterized252Cf neutron reference field. Furthermore, the detector was used to determine the neutron fluence rate and spectrum at a storage place for MOX nuclear fuel. The results of the two measurements are reported and discussed.|
|JRC Directorate:||Health, Consumers and Reference Materials|
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