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Radiation Tidbits -
An Economical and Easy Way to Measure Radiation

Written by: Yeung Siu-wai

Photo of a white box contains thermoluminescent dosimeters

Have you ever seen a white box as shown in the above photo at some places like schools in Hong Kong? Do you know what is inside, and what is it used for?

  1. What is inside the white box?


  2. What is a TLD network?


  3. How does a TLD measure radiation?


  4. Is TLD used elsewhere?


  5. What is a personal TLD like?





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Last revision date: <20 Dec 2012>