Modeling of Absorption Induced by Space Radiation on Glass: A Two-Variable Function Depending on Radiation Dose and Post-Irradiation Time

  title={Modeling of Absorption Induced by Space Radiation on Glass: A Two-Variable Function Depending on Radiation Dose and Post-Irradiation Time},
  author={Marianela Fern{\'a}ndez-Rodr{\'i}guez and C. Gonz'alez Alvarado and Armon{\'i}a N{\'u}{\~n}ez and Alberto {\'A}lvarez-Herrero},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science},
NBK7 and FK51 glass from SCHOTT commonly employed on space optical instrumentation design have been gamma irradiated in order to relate the color centers generated by effect of the radiation to the changes in their optical properties. The effects of gamma radiation on the glass optical properties have been analyzed from transmission measurements and ellipsometric characterization. The absorption bands induced on glass by gamma-radiation were included in the optical model by Gaussian absorption… Expand

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