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dosimeter

 [do-sim´ĕ-ter]
an instrument used to detect and measure exposure to radiation.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

do·sim·e·ter

(dō-sim'ĕ-tĕr),
A device for measuring radiation, especially x-rays.
[G. dosis, dose, + metron, measure]
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dosimeter

(dō-sĭm′ĭ-tər)
n.
An instrument that measures and indicates the amount of x-rays or radiation absorbed in a given period.
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do·sim·e·ter

(dō-sim'ĕ-tĕr)
1. A device for measuring radiation, especially x-rays.
2. In pulmonary function testing, a device that can be triggered automatically by a sensor near the subject's mouth or manually by a technician and that allows for the delivery of a reproducible dose from a nebulizer.
[G. dosis, dose, + metron, measure]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

dosimeter

One of various devices that measure and indicate the total dose of radiation received. A dose rate meter is an instrument that measures the intensity of radiation at a particular site.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

film badge

(film baj)
Device consisting of a strip of photographic film in a lightproof envelope, worn by dentists and ancillary personnel to monitor occupational exposure to x-rays.
Synonym(s): radiation dosimeter.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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North America is likely to lead in the global dosimeter market in the foreseeable future.
Summary: Poly (vinyl butyral) combined with 4-(p-nitrophenyl-azo)-1-naphthol has been examined to be a dosimeter suitable for applications in the high dose range.
The most attractive quality of gel dosimeters is that they act both as a phantom and a detector.5 Gel dosimeters enable physicists and radiologists to define planar dose distribution with high resolution.
The ESR spectrum of irradiated dosimeters was recorded with a JEOL FA200 X-band spectrometer (Japan) at room temperature, at least 72 h post-irradiation with the following parameters: 2 mW microwave power, 348 mT central field and sweep width of 10 mT, a modulation amplitude of 0.6 mT, a time constant of 0.3 s, and a scan time of 1 min.
The PED+, has several additional functions, most notably its ability to serve as a personal dosimeter and as a handheld dose rate survey meter.
No formal investigation of ambient light influence has ever been performed on currently available commercial dosimeters. However, several years ago a study of the effects of sunlight and fluorescent light on irradiated alanine was published that claimed these effects were significant and should be taken into account in alanine dosimetry [9].
Lane, "The effect of gate-oxide process variations on the long-term fading of PMOS dosimeters," Sensors and Actuators A, vol.
A quantitative estimation of the absorbed energy is called dosimetry and the system employed to perform this task is known as dosimeter. Currently, the amount of energy absorbed in the system from the gamma radiations is an active research area in chemical dosimetry.
The materials presented here are divided into three sections for each specific stage of the experiment: developing the UV sensitive solution; investigating the blueprint reaction by painting and soaking with various materials and filters; and making solar radiation dosimeters for calibration to the environmental UV.
Tokyo, June 15 (ANI): Japan's Fukushima city would reportedly give radiation dosimeters to 34,000 children to measure their exposure from the March 11 earthquake-cum-tsunami hit nuclear power plant.
AFGE, the American Federation of Government Employees, also said yesterday that it wants Transportation Security Officers to be provided with dosimeters to measure radiation output at the checkpoints.
Radiation dosimeters showed that aluminum provided better shielding properties than lead and that any heavy metal such as gold or lead becomes a hazard during a solar flare as high energy protons interact with these heavy metals to create damaging X-rays.