• A practical approach to perform the isotropy test for extremity dosemeters 

    Gultresa Colomer, Joan; Llansana, Jordi; Roig Costa, Maria; Ginjaume Egido, Mercè (2016-09-01)
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    The requirements for determining extremity dosemeter performance have evolved over the past decade. In 2010, the Spanish Nuclear Safety Council (CSN) adopted a national protocol with performance requirements based on ISO ...
  • Conceptual prototype of a new neutron dosimeter 

    Lázaro López, Aarón (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06-21)
    Trabajo final de grado
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    - Identify the main commercial devices, and its response to high energy neutrons - Compile the nowadays, and future recommendations, on neutron dosimetry from international bodies - Study the behavior of actual dosimeters ...
  • EURADOS 2016 intercomparison exercise of eye lens dosemeters 

    Clairand, Isabelle; Behrens, R.; Brodecki, M.; Ginjaume Egido, Mercè (2018-12-01)
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    In the context of a new annual eye lens dose limit for occupational exposure equal to 20 mSv, European Radiation Dosimetry Group (EURADOS) organized an intercomparison dedicated to eye lens dosemeters, including photon and ...
  • EURADOS intercomparison of passive H*(10) area dosemeters 2014 

    Dombrowski, Harald; Duch Guillen, María Amor; Hranitzky, Christian; Kleinau, Philip; Neumaier, Stefan; Ranogajec-Komor, Mária; Rodríguez Jimenez, Rafael (2017-11-01)
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    Under the umbrella of the European Radiation Dosimetry Group (EURADOS), different working groups have responded to the requests of monitoring services in Europe for independent tests of dosimetry systems for harmonization ...
  • Eye lens monitoring for interventional radiology personnel: dosemeters, calibration and practical aspects of H-p(3) monitoring. A 2015 review 

    Carinou, Eleftheria; Ferrari, Paolo; Ciraj Bjelac, Olivera; Ginjaume Egido, Mercè; Sans Merce, Marta; O'Connor, Una (2015-09-01)
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    Acceso abierto
    A thorough literature review about the current situation on the implementation of eye lens monitoring has been performed in order to provide recommendations regarding dosemeter types, calibration procedures and practical ...
  • First eurados intercomparison exercise of eye lens dosemeters for medical applications 

    Clairand, Isabelle; Ginjaume Egido, Mercè; Vanhavere, F.; Carinou, Eleftheria; Daures, J.; Denoziere, M.; Silva, E. H.; Roig Costa, Maria; Principi, Sara; Van Rycheghem, L. (2016-09-01)
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    Acceso abierto
    In the context of the decrease in the eye lens dose limit for occupational exposure to 20 mSv per year stated by the recent revision of the European Basic Safety Standards Directive 2013/59/EURATOM, the European Radiation ...
  • Impact of region-of-interest delineation methods, reconstruction algorithms, and intra- and inter-operator variability on internal dosimetry estimates using PET 

    López Vilanova, Natalia; Pavia, J.; Duch Guillen, María Amor; Catafau, A.; Ros, D.; Bullich, S. (2017-04-01)
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    Purpose Human dosimetry studies play a central role in radioligand development for positron emission tomography (PET). Drawing regions of interest (ROIs) on the PET images is used to measure the dose in each organ. In the ...
  • Implications in do simetry of the implementation of the revised dose limit to the lens of the eye 

    Broughton, John; Cantone, Marie Claire; Ginjaume Egido, Mercè; Shah, Binika; Czarwinski, Renate (2015-04-01)
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    In 2012, International Radiation Protection Association (IRPA) established a Task Group to provide an assessment of the impact of the implementation of the ICRP-revised dose limit for the lens of the eye for occupational ...
  • Influence of dosemeter position for the assessment of eye lens dose during interventional cardiology 

    Principi, Sara; Ginjaume Egido, Mercè; Duch Guillen, María Amor; Sanchez, Roberto Mariano; Ferenandez, Jose Miguel; Vaño, Eliseo (2015-04-01)
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    The equivalent dose limit for the eye lens for occupational exposure recommended by the ICRP has been reduced to 20 mSv y-1 averaged over defined periods of 5 y, with no single year exceeding 50 mSv. The compliance with ...
  • Measurements of eye lens doses in interventional cardiology using OSL and electronic dosemeters 

    Sanchez, R. M.; Vano, E; Fernández, J. M.; Ginjaume Egido, Mercè; Duch Guillen, María Amor (2014-12-01)
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    Acceso abierto
    The purpose of this paper is to test the appropriateness of OSL and electronic dosemeters to estimate eye lens doses at interventional cardiology environment. Using TLD as reference detectors, personal dose equivalent was ...
  • Monte Carlo calculation of beam quality correction factors in proton beams using detailed simulation of ionization chambers 

    Gomà, Carles; Andreo Hernández, Pedro; Sempau Roma, Josep (2016-03-04)
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    Acceso abierto
    This work calculates beam quality correction factors (k Q) in monoenergetic proton beams using detailed Monte Carlo simulation of ionization chambers. It uses the Monte Carlo code penh and the electronic stopping powers ...
  • Monte Carlo simulation of the treatment of eye tumors with 106 Ru plaques: A study on maximum tumor height and eccentric placement 

    Brualla, Lorenzo; Zaragoza Serrano, Francisco José; Sauerwein, Wolfgang (2014-05-07)
    Artículo
    Acceso abierto
    Background/Aims: Ruthenium plaques are used for the treatment of ocular tumors. There is, however, a controversy regarding the maximum treatable tumor height. Some advocate eccentric plaque placement, without a posterior ...
  • Nuclear data activities at the n_TOF facility at CERN 

    Gunsing, Frank; Aberle, O.; Andrzejewski, Józef; Calviño Tavares, Francisco; Casanovas Hoste, Adrià; Cortés Rossell, Guillem Pere; Riego-Pérez, albert; Tarifeño Saldivia, Ariel Esteban (2016-10-21)
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    Acceso abierto
    Nuclear data in general, and neutron-induced reaction cross sections in particular, are important for a wide variety of research fields. They play a key role in the safety and criticality assessment of nuclear technology, ...
  • Occupational exposure of the eye lens in interventional procedures: how to assess and manage radiation dose 

    Ciraj Bjelac, Olivera; Carinou, Eleftheria; Ferrari, Paolo; Ginjaume Egido, Mercè; Sans Merce, Marta; O'Connor, Una (2016-11-01)
    Artículo
    Acceso abierto
    Occupational exposure from interventional x-ray procedures is one of the areas in which increased eye lens exposure may occur. Accurate dosimetry is an important element to investigate the correlation of observed radiation ...
  • On the suitability of ultrathin detectors for absorbed dose assessment in the presence of high-density heterogeneities 

    Bueno Vizcarra, Marta; Carrasco, P.; Jornet, N.; Muñoz Montplet, C.; Duch Guillen, María Amor (2014-08-01)
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    Purpose: The aim of this study was to evaluate the suitability of several detectors for the determination of absorbed dose in bone.; Methods: Three types of ultrathin LiF-based thermoluminescent dosimeters (TLDs) two ...
  • Status of passive environmental dosimetry in Europe 

    Duch Guillen, María Amor; Dombrowski, Harald; Hranitzky, Christian; Kleinau, Philip; Neumaier, Stefan; Ranogajec-Komor, Mária; Rodríguez Jimenez, Rafael (2017-11-01)
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    EURADOS Working Group 3 (WG3) aims at providing information about the correct measurement of the ambient dose equivalent (rate) in the environment and has a specific subgroup (WG3-SG2) that focuses on passive environmental ...
  • Technical Note: Study of the electron transport parameters used in penelope for the Monte Carlo simulation of Linac targets 

    Rodriguez, Miquel; Sempau Roma, Josep; Brualla, Lorenzo (2015-06-01)
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    Purpose: The Monte Carlo simulation of electron transport in Linac targets using the condensed history technique is known to be problematic owing to a potential dependence of absorbed dose distributions on the electron ...