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dosimeter

 [do-sim´ĕ-ter]
an instrument used to detect and measure exposure to radiation.

do·sim·e·ter

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

dosimeter

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

dosimeter

[dōsim′ətər]
Etymology: L, dosis + Gk, metron, measure
an instrument used to detect and measure accumulated radiation exposure. It consists of a pencil-sized ionization chamber with a self-reading electrometer.

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]

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.

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.

dosimeter

an instrument used to detect and measure exposure to radiation.
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The PED+, has several additional functions, most notably its ability to serve as a personal dosimeter and as a handheld dose rate survey meter.
The check standards are calibrated alanine dosimeters that are irradiated to each of the following doses: 25 Gy, 200 Gy, 1 kGy, 10 kGy, and 50 kGy.
An unfortunate recommendation of the otherwise excellent 2005 report of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP)4 is that dosimeters that alarm at 10 mR (0.
When the dosimeter was read, it indicated that there was a dose over 40 times the allowable annual legal limit.
But Ron Coates, now 67, showed us the photographic proof that he had indeed been issued with a dosimeter and had been part of the nuclear experiment that involved thousands of Servicemen.
Fred's sensors, called dosimeters, monitor several types of radiation, including the most deadly: Galactic Cosmic Rays (GCRs).
The wide dose and energy range, along with the ability to operate in pulsed fields, makes the DIS dosimeters well-suited for many radiation dosimetry applications.
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This market is primarily driven by gas-filled detectors and personal dosimeters.
Lead is one of the most effective materials for shielding radiation and Tokyo Electric uses the dosimeters to decide how long staff at the Fukushima plant can work without exceeding the government-set exposure limit of 100 millisieverts a year.
The dosimeters used to monitor industrial irradiation processing commonly experience significant temperature rises that must be considered in the dose analysis stage.
If that's the case, the dosimeters will give readings on the CP-696/PDR-75 computer indicator that are out of tolerance on the low side.