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Neutron Monitoring for Radiation Protection

Safety Reports Series No. 115

English STI/PUB/1987 ¦ 978-92-0-151422-6

237 pages ¦ 16 figures ¦ € 80.00 ¦ Date published: 2023

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Description

This IAEA Safety Report describes neutron monitoring procedures and equipment that may be used for radiation protection in nuclear power production, medical and industrial applications, research institutions and civil air service. It provides guidance on measuring operational quantities of neutron radiation and practical advice for safely carrying out neutron radiation protection dosimetry, including methods for establishing traceability of those measurements to national standards. This publication is intended for designers and manufacturers of radiation monitors and personal dosimeters and radiation protection professionals who develop radiation protection standards or neutron monitoring programmes.

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Keywords

Neutron Monitoring, Radiation Protection, Neutrons, Measurement, Safety Measures, Nuclear Physics, Measuring Operational Quantities, Practical Advice, Neutron Radiation Protection Dosimetry, Methods for Establishing Traceability, National Standards, Physical Properties of Neutrons, Neutron Interactions, Conversion Coefficients, Neutron Sources, Neutron Detection Principles, Characterization of Neutron Fields, Neutron Survey Meters, Installed Instruments, Personal Neutron Dosimeters, Nuclear Accident Dosimetry, Guidance, Operational System, Calibration, Type Testing, Neutron Monitoring Radiation Protection Equipment, Definitions, Neutron Shielding Materials, Energy Moderation, Fission, Transmutation, Absorbed Dose, Kerma, International Commission on Radiological Protection, ICRP, Recommendations, Nuclear Reactors, Neutron Spectra, Review

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