The objective of this paper is to provide an overview of the current status in neutron personal dosimetry based on poly allyl diglycol carbonate (PADC), also commonly known by the commercial name CR-39, to summarize the best practices in the field, and to point future research directions. An overview of the fundamentals of the technique is given, including a discussion on the PADC material, main parameters and characteristics, practical considerations, dosimetry approaches, and relevant standards. This work also summarizes the best practices adopted by individual monitoring services (IMSs) and discusses the research needed to improve the performance of this type of neutron dosimetry technique, as well as the challenges that make progress difficult. This work is based on the knowledge and experience of several laboratories and investigators and is part of the activities of the European Radiation Dosimetry Group (EURADOS) Working Group 2 – Harmonization of Individual Monitoring in Europe (WG2).

Neutron personal dosimetry using polyallyl diglycol carbonate (PADC): Current status, best practices and proposed research

Bolzonella, M.;Caresana, M.;
2022-01-01

Abstract

The objective of this paper is to provide an overview of the current status in neutron personal dosimetry based on poly allyl diglycol carbonate (PADC), also commonly known by the commercial name CR-39, to summarize the best practices in the field, and to point future research directions. An overview of the fundamentals of the technique is given, including a discussion on the PADC material, main parameters and characteristics, practical considerations, dosimetry approaches, and relevant standards. This work also summarizes the best practices adopted by individual monitoring services (IMSs) and discusses the research needed to improve the performance of this type of neutron dosimetry technique, as well as the challenges that make progress difficult. This work is based on the knowledge and experience of several laboratories and investigators and is part of the activities of the European Radiation Dosimetry Group (EURADOS) Working Group 2 – Harmonization of Individual Monitoring in Europe (WG2).
neutron dosimetry; PADC; CR-39; Solid-State Nuclear Track Detector (SSNTD); passive dosimetry; personal detector
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