Neutron plus Gamma response of undoped and Dy doped MgB4O7 thermoluminescence dosimeter

Iflazoglu S., YILMAZ A. Ö. , Kafadar V. E. , TOPAKSU M. , Yazici A. N.

APPLIED RADIATION AND ISOTOPES, vol.147, pp.91-98, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 147
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.apradiso.2019.02.014
  • Page Numbers: pp.91-98


Thermoluminescence properties of undoped and Dy doped MgB4O7 compounds were studied with the irradiation of Cf-252 source. The TL kinetic parameters of MgB4O7: Dy were studied by computer glow curve deconvolution (CGCD) method. The glow curve structures of 1% Dy doped magnesium tetraborate compound consists of at least five glow peaks with a main dosimetric peak at about 220 degrees C. The highest sensitivity which is approximately 1.90 and 1.47 times higher than that of TLD-600 and TLD-700 was found for MgB4O7: Dy (1 mol%). The results clearly showed that Dysprosium doped magnesium borate has a potential to be considered as the thermoluminescence neutron + gamma dosimeter.