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Author Oster, G. ♦ Broyde, B.
Sponsorship USDOE
Source United States Department of Energy Office of Scientific and Technical Information
Content type Text
Language English
Subject Keyword HEALTH AND SAFETY INCLUDING DOSIMETRY ♦ CHEMICAL RADIATION DETECTORS ♦ COLOR ♦ DOSEMETERS ♦ DYES ♦ GAMMA RADIATION ♦ HEATING ♦ IRRADIATION ♦ LIQUIDS ♦ METHYL RADICALS ♦ OXIDATION ♦ SENSITIVITY ♦ VARIATIONS ♦ X RADIATION
Abstract Methylene blue was found to oxidize when warmed to room temperature after irradiation in a plastic matrix at --10 deg C. This suggests that the oxidizing radicals formed in the matrix diffuse to leuco dye molecules. This gives a system more convenient and sensitive than liquid dosimeters. (T.R.H.)
Educational Use Research
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1959-08-15
Publisher Department Polytechnic Inst. of Brooklyn
Journal Nature
Volume Number 184
Issue Number Suppl 8
Organization Polytechnic Inst. of Brooklyn


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