V Lacoste

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Country: France

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Design of a new IRSN thermal neutron field facility using Monte-Carlo simulations
    V Lacoste
    Institut de Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleaire, BP 3, 13115 Saint Paul lez Durance, France
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 126:58-63. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Monte Carlo simulation of the IRSN CANEL/T400 realistic mixed neutron-photon radiation field
    V Lacoste
    Institut de Radioprotection et de Sûreté Nucléaire BP 3, 13115 Saint Paul lez Durance, France
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 110:123-7. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Characterisation of the IRSN graphite moderated Americium-Beryllium neutron field
    V Lacoste
    Institut de Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleaire, BP 3, 13115 Saint Paul lez Durance, France
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 110:135-9. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Bonner sphere neutron spectrometry at nuclear workplaces in the framework of the EVIDOS project
    V Lacoste
    Institut de Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleaire, BP 3, F 13115 Saint Paul lez Durance, France
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 125:304-8. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Characterization of Bonner sphere systems at monoenergetic and thermal neutron fields
    V Lacoste
    Institut de Radioprotection et de Sûreté Nucléaire BP 3, 13115 Saint Paul lez Durance, France
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 110:529-32. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Monte Carlo simulation of the operational quantities at the realistic mixed neutron-photon radiation fields CANEL and SIGMA
    V Lacoste
    Institut de Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleaire, BP3, F 13115 Saint Paul lez Durance, France
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 125:185-8. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Characterisation of the IRSN CANEL/T400 facility producing realistic neutron fields for calibration and test purposes
    V Gressier
    Institut de Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleaire, BP 3, 13115 Saint Paul lez Durance, France
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 110:523-7. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint AMANDE: a new facility for monoenergetic neutron fields production between 2 keV and 20 MeV
    V Gressier
    Institut de Radioprotection et de Sûreté Nucléaire BP 3, 13115 Saint Paul lez Durance, France
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 110:49-52. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Investigation of the neutron energy distribution of the IRSN 241Am-Be(alpha,n) source
    N Magalotti
    Institut de Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleaire, BP 3 F 13115 Saint Paul lez Durance, France
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 125:69-72. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Individual neutron monitoring in workplaces with mixed neutron/photon radiation
    T Bolognese-Milsztajn
    Institut de Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleaire, F 92265 Fontenay aux Roses, France
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 110:753-8. 2004

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Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Design of a new IRSN thermal neutron field facility using Monte-Carlo simulations
    V Lacoste
    Institut de Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleaire, BP 3, 13115 Saint Paul lez Durance, France
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 126:58-63. 2007
    ..5 x 1.5 x 1.5 m(3). The characteristics of the studied thermal fields with the requirement for a reference calibration field are compared, and the advantages and drawbacks of the different producing methods are discussed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Monte Carlo simulation of the IRSN CANEL/T400 realistic mixed neutron-photon radiation field
    V Lacoste
    Institut de Radioprotection et de Sûreté Nucléaire BP 3, 13115 Saint Paul lez Durance, France
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 110:123-7. 2004
    ..The photon fluence and corresponding ambient dose equivalent were also estimated. Comparison with experimental results showed an overall good agreement...
  3. ncbi request reprint Characterisation of the IRSN graphite moderated Americium-Beryllium neutron field
    V Lacoste
    Institut de Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleaire, BP 3, 13115 Saint Paul lez Durance, France
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 110:135-9. 2004
    ..As a whole, the experimental data and the MCNP calculation are in a good agreement...
  4. ncbi request reprint Bonner sphere neutron spectrometry at nuclear workplaces in the framework of the EVIDOS project
    V Lacoste
    Institut de Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleaire, BP 3, F 13115 Saint Paul lez Durance, France
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 125:304-8. 2007
    ..This new method of analysing Bonner sphere data allowed the determination of reliable neutron spectra, as well as a very good estimate of the corresponding integral quantities with small associated uncertainties...
  5. ncbi request reprint Characterization of Bonner sphere systems at monoenergetic and thermal neutron fields
    V Lacoste
    Institut de Radioprotection et de Sûreté Nucléaire BP 3, 13115 Saint Paul lez Durance, France
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 110:529-32. 2004
    ..In almost all cases related to monoenergetic neutrons, a good agreement between the experimental and the calculated count rates was found, and some discrepancies of a few per cent were observed in the thermal region...
  6. ncbi request reprint Monte Carlo simulation of the operational quantities at the realistic mixed neutron-photon radiation fields CANEL and SIGMA
    V Lacoste
    Institut de Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleaire, BP3, F 13115 Saint Paul lez Durance, France
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 125:185-8. 2007
    ..The Hp(10) values were calculated for three different angular positions, 0 degrees, 45 degrees and 75 degrees, of an ICRU phantom located at the position of irradiation...
  7. ncbi request reprint Characterisation of the IRSN CANEL/T400 facility producing realistic neutron fields for calibration and test purposes
    V Gressier
    Institut de Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleaire, BP 3, 13115 Saint Paul lez Durance, France
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 110:523-7. 2004
    ..As a conclusion of this exercise, a reliable characterisation of the CANEL/T400 neutron field is obtained...
  8. ncbi request reprint AMANDE: a new facility for monoenergetic neutron fields production between 2 keV and 20 MeV
    V Gressier
    Institut de Radioprotection et de Sûreté Nucléaire BP 3, 13115 Saint Paul lez Durance, France
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 110:49-52. 2004
    ..The scattered neutron fluence and dose equivalent were calculated by the MCNP Monte Carlo code at several measuring points in order to determine their contribution to the neutron field...
  9. ncbi request reprint Investigation of the neutron energy distribution of the IRSN 241Am-Be(alpha,n) source
    N Magalotti
    Institut de Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleaire, BP 3 F 13115 Saint Paul lez Durance, France
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 125:69-72. 2007
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  10. ncbi request reprint Individual neutron monitoring in workplaces with mixed neutron/photon radiation
    T Bolognese-Milsztajn
    Institut de Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleaire, F 92265 Fontenay aux Roses, France
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 110:753-8. 2004
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  11. ncbi request reprint Set-up of a passive Bonner sphere system for neutron spectrometry at mixed fields with predominant photon component based on activation detector
    K Amgarou
    Institut de Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleaire, BP 3, 13115 Saint Paul lez Durance Cedex, France
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 126:337-41. 2007
    ..The response functions of the entire passive BSS were calculated using the MCNPX code. A preliminary experimental validation with a bare (252)Cf source is given as well...
  12. ncbi request reprint Energy and direction distribution of neutrons in workplace fields: implication of the results from the EVIDOS project for the set-up of simulated workplace fields
    M Luszik-Bhadra
    Physikalisch Technische Bundesanstalt, Bundesallee 100, D 38116 Braunschweig, Germany
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 126:151-4. 2007
    ..The comparison shows that none of the simulated workplace fields investigated here can model all the characteristics of the fields observed at power reactors...
  13. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of individual dosimetry in mixed neutron and photon radiation fields (EVIDOS). Part I: Scope and methods of the project
    F D'ERRICO
    Dipartimento di Ingegneria Meccanica, Nucleare e della Produzione, Universita di Pisa, I 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 125:275-80. 2007
    ..The results were collected in a large, searchable database and are intended to be used in the harmonisation of dosimetric procedures for mixed radiation fields and for the approval of dosimetry services in Europe...
  14. ncbi request reprint Photon contribution to ambient dose equivalent H(10) in the wide-spectrum neutron reference fields of the IRSN
    F Langner
    Physikalisch Technische Bundesanstalt, Braunschweig, Germany
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 126:145-50. 2007
    ..03 and 0.20. The results show that the Geiger-Müller tube is a versatile instrument for dosimetry in mixed photon-neutron fields if sufficient information for the calculation of corrections is available...
  15. ncbi request reprint Neutron spectrometry around the VENUS reactor using Monte Carlo simulations and Bonner spheres measurements
    M Coeck
    SCK CEN, Boeretang 200, B 2400 Mol, Belgium
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 125:170-4. 2007
    ..To obtain reference spectra in the area of interest, MCNPX simulations were performed. Reference spectrometry was also performed using a Bonner spheres system. The outcome of both calculations and measurements is compared...
  16. ncbi request reprint Characterisation of mixed neutron photon workplace fields at nuclear facilities by spectrometry (energy and direction) within the EVIDOS project
    M Luszik-Bhadra
    Physikalisch Technische Bundesanstalt, Bundesallee 100, D 38116 Braunschweig, Germany
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 124:219-29. 2007
    ..The implication of the results for the determination of reference values for radiation protection quantities (ambient dose equivalent, personal dose equivalent and effective dose) and the related uncertainties are discussed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Neutron area survey instrument measurements in the EVIDOS project
    R J Tanner
    Radiation Protection Division, Health Protection Agency, Chilton, Didcot OX11 0RQ, UK
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 125:300-3. 2007
    ..Additionally, since the response of these instruments is in some cases very well characterised, their systematic deviations from the reference quantities provide an important verification of the determination of those quantities...
  18. ncbi request reprint Achievements in workplace neutron dosimetry in the last decade: lessons learned from the EVIDOS project
    R J Tanner
    Radiation Protection Division, Health Protection Agency, Chilton, Didcot OX11 0RQ, UK
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 126:471-6. 2007
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  19. ncbi request reprint Monte Carlo calculations and validation of a gold foil-based Bonner sphere system
    F Fernandez
    Grup de Física de les Radiacions Departament de Física, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, E 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 126:366-70. 2007
    ..The energy distribution of the reference source neutron fluence was folded with the response functions for comparison with the experimental data. A good agreement between the experimental and calculated count rates was found...
  20. ncbi request reprint Measurement of energy and direction distribution of neutron and photon fluences in workplace fields
    M Luszik-Bhadra
    Physikalisch Technische Bundesanstalt, Bundesallee 100, D 38116 Braunschweig, Germany marlies luszik bhadra ptb de
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 110:237-41. 2004
    ..The first measurements described here were performed in the simulated workplace field, CANEL, at Cadarache, with the purpose of checking the instrument and the unfolding procedures...
  21. ncbi request reprint Electronic neutron personal dosemeters: their performance in mixed radiation fields in nuclear power plants
    M Luszik-Bhadra
    Physikalisch Technische Bundesanstalt, D 38116 Braunschweig, Germany
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 120:378-82. 2006
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  22. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of individual monitoring in mixed neutron/photon fields: mid-term results from the EVIDOS project
    F Vanhavere
    Studiecentrum voor Kernenergie Centre d étude de l énergie nucléaire, B 2400 Mol, Belgium
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 120:263-7. 2006
    ..This paper will give an overview and some new results from the third campaign that was held in Mol (Belgium), around the research reactor VENUS and in the MOX producing plant of Belgonucléaire...
  23. ncbi request reprint Performance of the electronic personal dosemeter for neutron 'Saphydose-N' at different workplaces of nuclear facilities
    T Lahaye
    Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety, BP 17, 92262 Fontenay aux Roses, France
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 120:383-6. 2006
    ..The third one was realised at Mol (Belgium), at the VENUS Research Reactor and at Belgonucléaire, a fuel processing factory...
  24. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of individual dosimetry in mixed neutron and photon radiation fields (EVIDOS). Part II: Conclusions and recommendations
    H Schuhmacher
    Physikalisch Technische Bundesanstalt, D 38116 Braunschweig, Germany
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 125:281-4. 2007
    ..Conclusions and recommendations are given concerning characterisation of radiation fields, methods to derive radiation protection quantities and dosemeter results...
  25. ncbi request reprint Direction distributions of neutrons and reference values of the personal dose equivalent in workplace fields
    M Luszik-Bhadra
    Physikalisch Technische Bundesanstalt, D 38116 Braunschweig, Germany
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 125:364-8. 2007
    ..e., at Krümmel (boiling water reactor and transport cask), at Mol (Venus research reactor and fuel facility Belgonucléaire) and at Ringhals (pressurised reactor and transport cask) are presented...
  26. ncbi request reprint Summary of personal neutron dosemeter results obtained within the EVIDOS project
    M Luszik-Bhadra
    Physikalisch Technische Bundesanstalt, D 38116 Braunschweig, Germany
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 125:293-9. 2007
    ..Under- and over-readings by more than a factor of two for the same dosemeter in different workplace fields indicate that in most cases the use of field-specific correction factors is required...
  27. ncbi request reprint The problems associated with the monitoring of complex workplace radiation fields at European high-energy accelerators and thermonuclear fusion facilities
    P Bilski
    IFJ, Krakow, Poland
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 126:491-6. 2007
    ..The paper provides an overview of the report, which will be available as CERN Yellow Report...
  28. ncbi request reprint Application of workplace correction factors to dosemeter results for the assessment of personal doses at nuclear facilities
    L Lindborg
    Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medical Radiation Physics, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 124:213-8. 2007
    ..5-1.5. Those conclusions are derived from results reported within the EC supported EVIDOS contract...