Thermoluminescence studies of Nd doped Bi4Ge3O12 crystals irradiated by UV and beta sources

Karabulut Y., CANIMOĞLU A., Ekdal E. , Ayvacikli M., Can N., KARALI T.

APPLIED RADIATION AND ISOTOPES, cilt.113, ss.18-21, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 113
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.apradiso.2016.04.004
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.18-21


Thermoluminescence (TL) glow curves of pure and rare earth doped bismuth germanate (BGO) were investigated under UV and beta radiation. The glow curves of pure BGO crystal present different patterns for both kinds of radiation. The TL glow curves of BGO crystals doped with Nd ions are similar to that of pure BGO under UV radiation. The kinetic parameters, kinetic order (b), activation energy (E) and frequency factor (s) of the TL glow curves of pure BGO crystal have been determined by peak shape method. Activation energies of 3 peaks obtained by PS were found to be 1.81, 1.15 and 1.78, respectively. (C) 2016 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.