Chemical Dosimetry Home Page

Reference dosimeters and their areas of application

Welcome to the home page for Chemical Dosimetry at the National Physical Laboratory.

This page provides links to all aspects of our measurement services and other useful information.

Reference dosimeters and High Dose irradiator

Mail Order Reference Dosimetry service

Please use our online database to find out about the status of your order and to supply measurement information.

The following information is available for this service:

  • Further details about this service can be found on our Measurement Services page.
  • An NPL report giving guidelines for the calibration of dosimeters for use in radiation processing is available.
  • A service application note describing the effect of irradiation temperature on the response of Dichromate dosimeters is also available.
  • This is the current price list for the purchase and calibration of reference dosimeters:  Price List Reference (PDF).

High Dose Cobalt-60 Irradiation service

The following information is available for this service:

  • Details about the irradiation facilities used in this service can be found on our Facilities page.
  • This is the current price list for standard calibrations: Price List Irradiations (PDF).

Events and External Links

There are also events and other useful external links relating to Chemical Dosimetry:

Enquiries

To make an enquiry about the Chemical Dosimetry services that we offer:

E-mail:

chemdos@npl.co.uk

Facsimile:

+44 (0)20 8943 6680

Alternatively, if you would prefer to speak to one of our dosimetry specialists then please contact:

Alanine dosimetry Clare Gouldstone Tel: +44 (0)20 8943 8659
Dichromate dosimetry David Crossley Tel: +44 (0)20 8943 6876
High Dose Cobalt-60 irradiations Clare Gouldstone Tel: +44 (0)20 8943 8659

If you telephone and get put through to our answer phone system please do leave a message (with your Name, Company and telephone number). We will make every effort to return your call as soon as possible.