Whole Body Dosimeters

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  • This picture shows the insides of the Landauer dosimeter.

  • The copper, tin, and open window provide "shields" which enable Landauer to measure dose to the skin, eyes, and deep tissue dose.

  • The exterior gives information pertaining to the individual who is assigned the dosimeter.
  • Whole body dosimeters are not required for researchers unless using greater than 10 mCi of high energy Beta emitters or gamma sources.

  • Whole body dosimeters can measure as low as one mrem and as high as 100 rem (100,000 mrem)

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