Physics of Particles and Nuclei Letters

, Volume 7, Issue 3, pp 212–221 | Cite as

An investigation into the accuracy of the albedo dosimeter DVGN-01 in measuring personnel irradiation doses in the fields of neutron radiation at nuclear power installations of the joint institute for nuclear research

  • L. G. Beskrovnaya
  • E. A. Goroshkova
  • Yu. V. Mokrov
Radiobiology, Ecology, and Nuclear Medicine


The calculated results of research into the accuracy of an individual albedo dosimeter DVGN-01 as it corresponds to the personal equivalent dose for neutrons H p (10) and to the effective dose for neutrons E eff in the neutron fields at Joint Institute for Nuclear Research Nuclear Power Installations (JNPI) upon different geometries of irradiations are presented. It has been shown that correction coefficients are required for the specific estimation of doses by the dosimeter. These coefficients were calculated using the energy sensitivity curve of the dosimeter and the known neutron spectra at JNPI. By using the correction factors, the uncertainties of both doses will not exceed the limits given to the personnel according to the standards.


Nucleus Letter Neutron Spectrum Irradiation Geometry Nuclear Power Installation Personal Dose 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. G. Beskrovnaya
    • 1
  • E. A. Goroshkova
    • 1
  • Yu. V. Mokrov
    • 1
  1. 1.Joint Institute for Nuclear ResearchDubnaRussia

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