TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Kukreja, L. M.; Joshi, V. B.; Bhagwat, A. M.; Chatterjee, U. K.; Bhawalkar, D. D.
PUB. DATE
July 1986
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;7/21/1986, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p181
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
9820353

 

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