Radiolysis of Commercial Dyes in Aqueous Solutions to Produce Dosimeters for Gamma Dosimetry

Authors

  • Taqmeem Hussain GC University, Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Yousuf Hussain University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Shahbaz Punjab Institute of Nuclear Medicine (PINUM), Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Inam-ul-Haq University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Hashim Farooq University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Shaukat Ali University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2012.08.02.10

Keywords:

 Chemical dosimeters, SR C4BLN, SGY CRL, dosimetry, Absorbance%, %age discoloration

Abstract

The usability of aqueous solutions of SR C4BLN and SGY CRL dyes; as secondary dosimeter was confirmed. All samples were irradiated by Co60 γ-source in the range 0-105Gy. Absorbance of solutions was noted at λmax for pre and post irradiation stages. The λmax of Red and Yellow dyes were 545nm and 448nm respectively. The absorbance% and the %discoloration of each dye were determined. Sample solutions showed a gradual decrease in Absorbance% and increase in %age discoloration versus absorbed doses.

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Published

2012-07-05

How to Cite

Taqmeem Hussain, Muhammad Yousuf Hussain, Muhammad Shahbaz, Inam-ul-Haq, Hashim Farooq, & Shaukat Ali. (2012). Radiolysis of Commercial Dyes in Aqueous Solutions to Produce Dosimeters for Gamma Dosimetry. Journal of Basic & Applied Sciences, 8(2), 315–318. https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2012.08.02.10

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Physics