dosimeter

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dosimeter a measuring instrument for measuring doses of ionizing radiation (X-rays or radioactivity)
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n dosimeter An apparatus for measuring minute quantities of liquid; a drop-meter.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Dosimeter an apparatus for measuring minute quantities of liquid
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. dose—Gr. dosis, a giving—didōmi, I give.

Usage

In literature:

Rip watched his dosimeter climb steadily as the radiation dosage mounted.
"Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet" by Harold Leland Goodwin
The first construction personnel had been driven back to Earth after two weeks, dosimeters in the red.
"Where I Wasn't Going" by Walt Richmond
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In news:

Dosimeter Can Predict, Prevent Sunburn.
The RADView CT dosimeter is manufactured in the form of a badge, smaller than a credit card, and contains radiation-sensitive film.
TSA To Get Dosimeters, Unintentional 911 Calls, Best Practices for Pharmacies, and More.
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In science:

This design is similar to that implemented in commercial SDDs, neutron ”bubble dosimeters”.
Comments on "Final Analysis and Results of the Phase II SIMPLE Dark Matter Search"
One could use instead threshold detectors–like neutron dosimeters– which are blind to most of the low Linear Energy Transfer (LET) radiation (e, µ, γ ) and so able to discriminate gamma background from neutrons (and so WIMPs).
Direct detection of WIMPs with conventional (non-cryogenic) detectors. Experimental review
The beam profile exiting the target was measured using a very small remotely driven diode dosimeter in conjunction with a plane parallel ion chamber beam monitor.
Techniques of Proton Radiotherapy: Transport Theory
It can be seen in Fig. 4 that a positioning error of a dosimeter transverse to the beam axis has no relevance on the STPR as long as the position is within the SOBP.
Analytical expressions for stopping-power ratios relevant for accurate dosimetry in particle therapy
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