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Table 5.

TLD readout, annealing, and calibration procedures applied by the DOSIS/DOSIS 3D participants.

Institute TLD name Readout system Heating Rate [°C/s] Material Preheat Annealing cycle Cooling rate Calibration method Calibration source Glow curve evaluation
DLR TLD-600/-700 TLD-300 Harshaw 5500 (Hamamatsu RC095 HA) 5 LiF:Mg,Ti No preheat 400 °C (1 h), 100 °C (2 h) Slow The same single-chip 137Cs Peak 5 height
CaF2:Tm No preheat 400 °C (1 h), 100 °C (2 h) Slow Peak 5 height
ATI TLD-600/-700 TLD-300 TL-DAT.II (THORN EMI 9635 QB) 5 LiF:Mg,Ti 120 °C (30 min) 400 °C (1 h) Slow The same single-chip 60Co Peak 5 height
CaF2:Tm No preheat 400 °C (1.5 h) Slow Peak 5 height
IFJ (1) MTS-6 MTS-7 MCP-7 RA’94 (THORN EMI 9789 QB) + Harshaw 3500 (ET 9125B) 10 LiF:Mg,Ti 120 °C (30 min) 400 °C (1 h), 100 °C (2 h) Fast Seperate group of TLDs 137Cs Peak integral
LiF:Mg,Cu,P 120 °C (30 min) 240 °C (10 min) Fast Peak integral
SCK·CEN (2) MTS-6 MTS-7 MCP-6 MCP-7 Harshaw 5500 (Hamamatsu RC095 HA) 1 LiF:Mg,Ti No preheat 400 °C (1 h), 100 °C (2 h) Slow Separate group of TLDs from the same batch 60Co Peak integral
LiF:Mg,Cu,P No preheat 240 °C (10 min) Fast Peak integral
MTA EK (3) MTS-6 MTS-7 Harshaw 2000 A-B, PC (Thorn EMI 9235QA) 10 LiF:Mg,Ti No preheat 400 °C (1 h), 100 °C (2 h) Fast The same single-chip 137Cs Peak 5 height
NIRS TLD-100 Harshaw 5500 (Hamamatsu RC095 HA) 25 LiF:Mg,Ti No preheat 400 °C (1 h), 100 °C (2 h) Slow The same batch 137Cs Peak 5 Integral
NASA/SRAG TLD-100 TLD-300 Harshaw 5500 (Hamamatsu RC095 HA) 6 LiF:Mg,Ti 100 °C (30 min) 400 °C (1 h) Slow The same batch 137Cs Peak 5 height
CaF2:Tm 400 °C (1 h), 100 °C (2 h) Fast Peak 5 integral
NPI Al2O3:C CaSO4:Dy RA’94 (THORN EMI 9789 QB) + TOLEDO 654 TLD Reader 10 Al2O3:C No preheat 700 °C (20 min) Fast The same single-chip 137Cs Glow curve integral
CaSO4:Dy 150 °C (22 s) 380 °C (10 min) Fast
(1)

IFJ used RA’94 reader for the DOSIS and Harshaw 3500 reader for the DOSIS 3D experiments.

(2)

SCK·CEN TLD Glow curve evaluation for peak integral: 100 °C–260 °C (MTS) and 170 °C–230 °C (MCP).

(3)

MTA EK started providing TLDs with the start of the DOSIS 3D experiment.

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