Preparation for Eye Lens Dose Assessment at CSTRM-NNEA

Nazaroh Kartubi, Assef Firnando Firmansyah, Pardi Pardi, Caecilia Tuti Budiantari


Because of the negative impact of radiation on the eye lens and the changes recommended by the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) 103 (2007) from 150 to 20 mSv (2 rem, the Regulation of BAPETEN Head No. 4 (2013) article 56 give the instruction that Monitoring of eye lens dose should be implemented starting from March 13, 2016, more intensive around the eye lens. To prepare eye lens dose assessment, The Center for Safety Technology and Radiation Metrology (CSTRM) - NNEA study the response of TLD-700H against the X-ray: N (80), N (100) and N (120) energies (usually used in the interventional radiology). Goals and objectives of this study were to obtain the response/calibrated TLD-700H which is traceable to the international system (SI) and TLD-700H can be used for an eye lens dose assessment in Indonesia. Twenty-one TLDs were irradiated with seven dosage variations (0.1; 0.5; 1; 5; 10; 15; 20) mSv at the Secondary Standard Dosimetry Laboratory (SSDL) - Jakarta. After being stored for 24 hours, the TLD were read by using TLD-Reader. The Dosimeter Response, R against doses of X-ray were: R(N80) = 34.595x + 0.1262; R² = 0.9986; R(N100) = 24.484x + 1.1357; R² = 0.9993; and R(N120) = 27.908x - 5.1065; R² = 0.9971. R: correlation coefficient, x: doses; These calibration responses can be used for eye lens dose assessment in Indonesia.


Eye Lens Dose; Hp (3); TLD-700H.


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DOI: 10.28991/SciMedJ-2020-0201-5


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