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  • Abstract:
    This document gives guidelines on additional aspects of the characterization of low energy photon radiations and on the procedures for calibration and determination of the response of area and personal dose(rate)meters as a function of photon energy and angle of incidence. This document concentrates on the accurate determination of conversion coefficients from air kerma to Hp(10), H; (10), Hp(3) and H'(3) and for the spectra of low energy photon radiations. As an alternative to the use of conversion coefficients the direct calibration in terms of these quantities by means of appropriate reference instruments is described.
  • Document number:
    DIN EN ISO 4037-4; VDE 0412-4037-4
  • Issuing date:
    2021-07-01
  • Document type:
    Norm
  • Title:
    Radiological protection - X and gamma reference radiation for calibrating dosemeters and doserate meters and for determining their response as a function of photon energy - Part 4: Calibration of area and personal dosemeters in low energy X reference radiation fields (ISO 4037-4:2019); German version EN ISO 4037-4:2021
  • Replaces:
    DIN EN ISO 4037-4(2020-12); DIN ISO 4037-4(2019-11)
  • Author:
    German Commission for Electrical, Electronic and Information Technologies of DIN and VDE
  • Search term:
    Calibration; Definitions; Dose; Dose quantities; Dose rate; Dosimetry; Energy; Gamma-radiation; Local doses; Measurement; Nuclear radiation; Personal dosimeters; Photon energy; Radiation fields; Radiation measurement; Radiation measuring instruments; Radiation protection; X-rays
  • Application areas:
    35.01 Arbeitsbedingungen und Arbeitsumwelt im Allgemeinen: Grundlagen und Begriffe
  • Hazards:
    AB Terminologische Festlegungen in Normen mit Arbeitsschutzbezug; AC Mess- und Prüfverfahren für die Ermittlung von Belastungen und Gefährdungen; GI Ionisierende Strahlungen (Röntgenstrahlungen, radioaktive Strahlung / Alpha-, Beta- und Gamma-Strahlung)
  • ICS:
    17.240 Radiation measurements
  • Price:
    65,40 EUR
  • Cross references:
    ISO/IEC Guide 98-3 (2008-09)<S>; ISO 4037-2 (2019-01)<S>; ISO 4037-3 (2019-01)<S>; ISO 4037-1 (2019-01)<G>; ISO 29661 (2012-09)<G>; DIN EN ISO 4037-1 (2021-07); DIN EN ISO 4037-2 (2021-07); DIN EN ISO 4037-3 (2021-07); DIN EN ISO 29661 (2018-01)
  • Cited in:
    DIN EN ISO 4037-1 (2021-07); DIN EN ISO 4037-2 (2021-07); DIN EN ISO 4037-3 (2021-07)
  • Identical with:
    EN ISO 4037-4(2021-02)<IDT>; ISO 4037-4(2019-01)<IDT>
  • Update flag:
    Unchanged