A Low Cost Self Indicating Radiation Dosimeter

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 18406
Amount: $307,684.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1994
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
120 Wood Avenue, Middlesex, NJ, 08846
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Dr G N Patel
 (908) 469-6670
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Research Institution
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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