Measurement of dose given by Co-60 in radiotherapy with TLD-500

Tanir G., Cengiz F., BÖLÜKDEMİR M. H.

RADIATION PHYSICS AND CHEMISTRY, vol.81, no.4, pp.355-357, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


The uses of dosimeters based on optically stimulated luminescence technique have become widespread in clinical applications. In the present study, the dose values given by Cobalt-60 radiotherapy machine were measured with optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) technique using TLD-500 and compared with those of commonly used ionization chamber dosimeter system. The percentage depth dose (DD%) values and graphs were formed. OSL system with TLD-500 can be reliably used as medical and personal dosimeter. (C) 2011 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.