Simplified algorithm of ionizing radiation detecting based on image sensor

Tai Shan Liao, Chi Chieh Wu, Chih Chung Chou, Chi Hung Hwang, Ya Wen Tang, Din Ping Tsai, Tzung Yuang Chen

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Abstract

Ionizing particles impacting the photosensing cell of an image sensor induces a current, and event rate statistics can be used to measure the extent of radiation contamination. This paper presents a simple algorithm for detecting ionizing radiation by using the image module of a smartphone. Ionizing radiation exposure experiments revealed that the proposed device has high sensitivity at radiation exceeding 10 μSv/h. Although the CMOS image sensor of a smartphone cannot be used to measure background radiation, it enables the convenient detection of ionizing radiation exceeding 10 μSv/h.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationI2MTC 2016 - 2016 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference
Subtitle of host publicationMeasuring the Pulse of Industries, Nature and Humans, Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781467392204
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 22 Jul 2016
Externally publishedYes
Event2016 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, I2MTC 2016 - Taipei, Taiwan
Duration: 23 May 201626 May 2016

Publication series

NameConference Record - IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference
Volume2016-July
ISSN (Print)1091-5281

Conference

Conference2016 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, I2MTC 2016
CountryTaiwan
CityTaipei
Period23/05/1626/05/16

Keywords

  • ionizing radiation
  • smartphone

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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