Journal of Superhard Materials

, Volume 34, Issue 4, pp 234–238 | Cite as

High dosage thermoluminescence diamond dosimeters

  • M. Hernández-Ortiz
  • R. Bernal
  • C. Cruz-Vázquez
  • J. Morales
  • V. M. Castaño
Production, Structure, Properties


Diamond thin films have been irradiated with high doses (up to 12.8 kGy) of 90Sr beta particles. The diamond thin films have been synthesized from commercial Tequila as a precursor using Pulsed Liquid Injection by the Chemical Vapor Deposition (PLICVD) technique reported recently. Thermoluminescence (TL) phenomena at these doses exhibit peak curve shift to higher temperatures (from 370 to 440 K) in the glow curve and the integrated TL curve show a linear behavior. Therefore, it has been considered that diamond thin films could be used as high doses dosimeters.


CVD diamond thermoluminescence dosimeters 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Hernández-Ortiz
    • 1
  • R. Bernal
    • 2
  • C. Cruz-Vázquez
    • 3
  • J. Morales
    • 4
  • V. M. Castaño
    • 5
  1. 1.Programa de Posgrado en Ciencia de Materiales del Departamento de Investigación en Polímeros y MaterialesSonoraMéxico
  2. 2.Departamento de Investigación en FísicaUniversidad de SonoraHermosillo, SonoraMéxico
  3. 3.Departamento de Investigación en Polímeros y MaterialesUniversidad de SonoraHermosillo, SonoraMéxico
  4. 4.Facultad de Ingeniería Mecánica y EléctricaUniversidad Autónoma de Nuevo LeónSan Nicolás, Nuevo LeónMéxico
  5. 5.Centro de Física Aplicada y Tecnología Avanzada de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de MéxicoQuerétaro, QuerétaroMéxico

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