Dose Rate Calculation in the Vicinity of the Tunisian Gamma Irradiation

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Abstract

Dose rates calculations, in PMMA dosimeters, placed in the vicinity of the Tunisian 60Co gamma ray irradiator, have been achieved using a pencil like model. The obtained results are in good agreement with recent experimental data. Moreover, in this work we determine also the conversion factor between the dose rate deposited in a PMMA dosimeter and the one deposited in a reel medium. This factor is used to determine the dose deposited in a real irradiated medium such as foodstuff products.

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E. Jemii, M. Mazouz and L. Ghedira, "Dose Rate Calculation in the Vicinity of the Tunisian Gamma Irradiation," World Journal of Nuclear Science and Technology, Vol. 3 No. 1, 2013, pp. 28-32. doi: 10.4236/wjnst.2013.31005.

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