Laser induced enhancement in sensitivity of polymeric nuclear track detector CR-39

Kukreja, L. M.; Joshi, V. B.; Bhagwat, A. M.; Chatterjee, U. K.; Bhawalkar, D. D.
July 1986
Applied Physics Letters;7/21/1986, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p181
Academic Journal
It is found that the polymer CR-39 treated with a cw CO2 laser at a fluence between 13 and 30 J cm-2 shows enhancement in its track revelation sensitivity up to 1.6 times for the α particles and 1.8 times for the fission fragments from a 252Cf source.


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