Qualification of the bubble detector as neutron dosemeter at the MOX plant of BELGONUCLEAIRE

Kockerols, P.; De Smet, F.; Vandergheynst, A.
July 2000
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 532 Issue 1, p338
Academic Journal
Due to the increasing contribution of the neutron dose to the total dose of the BELGONUCLEAIRE personnel and the introduction of the ICRP 60 recommendations,1 the use of a more reliable personal neutron dosemeter has become even more important. A Canadian2 dosimeter manufactured by Bubble Technology Industries seemed to be a very interesting alternative to the albedo dosimeter used in the past. An extensive investigation program was carried out at BELGONUCLEAIRE to determine the effectiveness of the new dosimeter in the fuel fabrication plant environment. A series of tests were conducted to get a better understanding of this type of dosemeter. © 2000 American Institute of Physics.


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