Measurement of absorbed dose of ionizing radiation by means of optical waveguide structures

Authors

  • Igor A. Goncharenko State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, Mashinostroiteley str., 25 https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8063-8068
  • Aleksandr V. Il'yushonok State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, Mashinostroiteley str., 25 https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7523-4483
  • Vitaliy N. Reabtsev State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, Mashinostroiteley str., 25 https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2830-591X

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.33408/2519-237X.2022.6-2.159

Keywords:

optical waveguide, ionizing radiation, radiation dose, scintillator, Bragg grating, ring microresonator

Abstract

Purpose. Analysis of the measuring methods and structures of the sensors of absorbed dose of ionizing radiation on the base of optical waveguides.

Methods. The general methodology of the work included the use of theoretical research methods (analysis, synthesis, comparison).

Findings. The measurement methods and structures of the sensors of absorbed dose of ionizing radiation on the base of optical waveguides are analyzed. The physical effects underlying the methods are considered. It’s shown that the sensors comprising microring resonators on the base of silicon waveguides coated with fluoropolymer are the most prospective due to the higher sensitivity.

Application field of research. The results of review and analysis of the information about the methods of measurement of absorbed dose of ionizing radiation can serve as a basis for creating effective optical waveguide dosimeters with higher sensitivity.

Author Biographies

Igor A. Goncharenko, State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, Mashinostroiteley str., 25

Chair of Natural Sciences, Professor; Grand PhD in Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Professor

Aleksandr V. Il'yushonok, State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, Mashinostroiteley str., 25

Chair of Natural Sciences, Head of Chair; PhD in Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Associate Professor

Vitaliy N. Reabtsev, State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, Mashinostroiteley str., 25

Chair of Automatic System Security, Head of Chair; PhD in Technical Sciences, Associate Professor

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2022-05-25

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Goncharenko И. А., Il’yushonok А. В. and Reabtsev В. Н. (2022) “Measurement of absorbed dose of ionizing radiation by means of optical waveguide structures”, Journal of Civil Protection, 6(2), pp. 159–175. doi: 10.33408/2519-237X.2022.6-2.159.