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Smart radiological dosimeter

United States Patent

July 20, 2004
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A radiation dosimeter providing an indication of the dose of radiation to which the radiation sensor has been exposed. The dosimeter contains features enabling the monitoring and evaluating of radiological risks so that a user can concentrate on the task at hand. The dosimeter provides an audible alarm indication that a predetermined time period has elapsed, an audible alarm indication reminding the user to check the dosimeter indication periodically, an audible alarm indicating that a predetermined accumulated dose has been prematurely reached, and an audible alarm indication prior or to reaching the 3/4 scale point.
Kosslow; William J. (Jefferson Hills, PA), Bandzuch; Gregory S. (Washington, PA)
The United States of America as represented by the United States Department of Energy (Washington, DC)
10/ 073,310
February 13, 2002
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT The invention described herein was made in the performance of work under a contract awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.