Radiation and Environmental Biophysics

, Volume 51, Issue 1, pp 61–67 | Cite as

Dosimetric and kinetic investigations of γ-irradiated sodium tartrate dihydrate

  • H. Tuner
  • M. A. Kayıkçı
Original Paper


Effects of gamma radiation on solid sodium tartrate dihydrate (NaTA) were studied using electron spin resonance (ESR) spectroscopy. One main singlet located at g = 2.0034 and many weak lines located at low and high magnetic field sides were found in the irradiated samples. Dosimetric and kinetic features of the radical species responsible for the experimental ESR spectra were explored through the variations in the signal intensities with respect to applied microwave power, temperature and storage time. Activation energies of the involved radical species were also determined using data derived from annealing studies.


Electron Spin Resonance Electron Spin Resonance Spectrum Microwave Power Spectrum Area Ammonium Tartrate 
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This work was supported by the Turkish Research Council (TUBITAK), grant no: 110T825.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Physics, Faculty of Art and ScienceBalikesir UniversityCagis, BalikesirTurkey

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