We demonstrate the possibility to use the Cerenkov radiation to monitor the gamma-flux in a mixed radiation field. The system employs a radiation resistant pure silica glass fibre to measure the radioluminescence at 1000 nm.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.0280) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Remote sensing and sensors
B. G. Brichard, A. F. Fernandez, H. Ooms, and F. Berghmans, "Fibre-Optic Gamma-Flux Monitoring in Fission Reactor by Means of Cerenkov Radiation," in Optical Fiber Sensors, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper ThE87.
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