Atomic Energy

, Volume 92, Issue 4, pp 357–366 | Cite as

Calculation of the Equivalent Dose Rate Distribution Using Data Obtained with a γ Locator

  • V. N. Potapov
  • A. V. Chesnokov
  • S. B. Shcherbak


A method is presented for calculating the equivalent dose rate for the interior spaces in enclosures. The method uses the results of remote measurements, performed with a γ locator, of radioactive contamination levels. The spectral characteristics of photon radiation are taken into account. The results of a calculation of the equivalent dose rate in the reactor room of the No. 4 unit of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, which are based on measurements performed in the fall of 1996, are presented as an example.


Radiation Power Plant Spectral Characteristic Dose Rate Nuclear Power Plant 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. N. Potapov
    • 1
  • A. V. Chesnokov
    • 1
  • S. B. Shcherbak
    • 1
  1. 1.Russian Science Center Kurchatov InstituteRussia

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