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Optically Stimulated Luminescence: Fundamentals and Applications
Preface. Acknowledgments. Disclaimer. List of Acronyms. 1 Introduction. 1.1 A Short History of Optically Stimulated Luminescence. 1.2 Brief Description of Successful Applications. 1.2.1 Personal.… Expand
The effects of deep trap population on the thermoluminescence of Al2O3:C
Abstract The influence of deep traps on the 450 K thermoluminescence (TL) peak of Al2O3:C is studied. Depending upon the sample and on the degree of deep trap filling, features such as the TL width,… Expand
High-precision dosimetry for radiotherapy using the optically stimulated luminescence technique and thin Al2O3:C dosimeters.
- E. Yukihara, E. M. Yoshimura, T. Lindstrom, S. Ahmad, K. K. Taylor, G. Mardirossian
- Physics, Medicine
- Physics in medicine and biology
- 7 December 2005
The potential of using the optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) technique with aluminium oxide (Al(2)O(3):C) dosimeters for a precise and accurate estimation of absorbed doses delivered by… Expand
Effect of high-dose irradiation on the optically stimulated luminescence of Al2O3:C.
- E. Yukihara, V. Whitley, S. McKeever, A. E. Akselrod, M. Akselrod
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Radiation measurements
- 1 June 2004
This paper examines the effect of high-dose irradiation on the optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) of Al2O3:C, principally on the shape of the OSL decay curve and on the OSL sensitivity. The… Expand
Optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) dosimetry in medicine.
This paper reviews fundamental and practical aspects of optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) dosimetry pertaining to applications in medicine, having particularly in mind new researchers and medical physicists interested in gaining familiarity with the field. Expand
Evaluation of Al2O3:C optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) dosimeters for passive dosimetry of high-energy photon and electron beams in radiotherapy.
- E. Yukihara, G. Mardirossian, M. Mirzasadeghi, S. Guduru, S. Ahmad
- Physics, Medicine
- Medical physics
- 21 December 2007
This article investigates the performance of Al2O3: C optically stimulated luminescence dosimeters (OSLDs) for application in radiotherapy. Central-axis depth dose curves and optically stimulated… Expand
Synopsis of Partial-Body Radiation Diagnostic Biomarkers and Medical Management of Radiation Injury Workshop
Abstract Radiation exposures from accidents, nuclear detonations or terrorist incidents are unlikely to be homogeneous; however, current biodosimetric approaches are developed and validated primarily… Expand
Spectroscopy and optically stimulated luminescence of Al2O3:C using time-resolved measurements
This paper reports the observation of ultraviolet (UV) emission at 335nm in the optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) of carbon-doped aluminum oxide (Al2O3:C) and presents results on the… Expand
Astronaut's Organ Doses Inferred from Measurements in a Human Phantom Outside the International Space Station
Abstract Reitz, G., Berger, T., Bilski, P., Facius, R., Hajek, M., Petrov, V., Puchalska, M., Zhou, D., Bossler, J., Akatov, Y., Shurshakov, V., Olko, P., Ptaszkiewicz, M., Bergmann, R., Fugger, M.,… Expand
OPTICALLY STIMULATED LUMINESCENCE (OSL) OF TOOTH ENAMEL AND ITS POTENTIAL USE IN POST-RADIATION EXPOSURE TRIAGE
- R. Dewitt, D. Klein, E. Yukihara, S. Simon, S. McKeever
- Materials Science, Medicine
- Health physics
- 1 February 2010
Optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) properties of dental enamel are discussed with a view to the development of an in vivo dose assessment technique for medical triage following a… Expand