A Low Cost Self Indicating Radiation Dosimeter

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$307,684.00
Award Year:
1994
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
18406
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
J P Laboratorytories, Inc.
120 Wood Avenue, Middlesex, NJ, 08846
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Dr G N Patel
(908) 469-6670
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
1In order to replace the DT-60/PD dosimeter system, the Navy needs a casualty dosimeter which can be used to determine personnel dose exposure (50-1,000 rads) during potential nuclear conflict. The dosimeter should cost less than $2, should have shelf-life of 20 years and can be read without an equipment. A unique class of compositions will be used to prepare the dosimeter. The dosimeter will develop color when irradiated when irradiated with 20 - 5,000 rads of gamma rays. The color intensity will be proportional to the dose. The dose can be estimated with better than 20% accuracy using a calibrated reference color chart. The dosimeter will be having shelf-life of more than 20 years. The cost will be less than $2 per dosimeter.

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