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Opto-Electronic Ultra-Violet Radiation Dosimeter

Abstract: 

A dosimeter 10, which may be easily implemented as a monolithic device, using all-silicon semiconductor fabrication techniques. The dosimeter 10 has a UV filter 11a, whose transmission characteristics match those of the erythema action curve. The filtered radiation is detected by a photodiode, and appropriate signal processing is performed to provide some sort of output indicating UV dosage. Other embodiments use a UV sensitive photodiode without a filter.

Patent Number: 
6,426,503
Date Of Issue: 
07/30/2002
Inventors: 

Martin P. Wuest