The effectiveness of poly(allyl diglycol carbonate(CR39) for low-dose solar ultraviolet dosimetry
Sydenham, Michael M., Collins, Michael J., & Hirst, Lawrence (1994) The effectiveness of poly(allyl diglycol carbonate(CR39) for low-dose solar ultraviolet dosimetry. Photochemistry and Photobiology, 59, pp. 58-65.
The suitability of CR-39 (poly[allyl diglycol carbonate]) for low-dose solar UV ocular dosimetry was invetigated and compared with polysulfone film. the CR-39 was sourced from two suppliers and cut into indicidual dosimeters and contact lenses. All CR-39 and polysulfone dosimeters were exposed to sunlight (0-9 minimal erthemal dose). After exposure, CR-39 dosimeters were quantified by spectrophotometric transmittance measurements at 400 nm and 720 nm. Post-exposed polysulfone dosimeters were analyzed for change in absorbance by spectrophotometry at 330 nm. The CR-39, in the form of individual dosimeters and as contact lenses, was not capable of accurate dose assessment for the dose range considered. On the other hand, polysulfone was found to be a reliable sodimeter over the same dose range.
Impact and interest:
Citation counts are sourced monthly from and citation databases.
These databases contain citations from different subsets of available publications and different time periods and thus the citation count from each is usually different. Some works are not in either database and no count is displayed. Scopus includes citations from articles published in 1996 onwards, and Web of Science® generally from 1980 onwards.
Citations counts from theindexing service can be viewed at the linked Google Scholar™ search.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||For a copy of this paper, please contact the corresponding author. Michael J. Collins (email):firstname.lastname@example.org Photochemistry and Photobiology (ISSN 0031-8655) is published bimonthly by the American Society of Photobiology.|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > OPTOMETRY AND OPHTHALMOLOGY (111300)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 1994 American Society for Photobiology|
|Deposited On:||05 Apr 2005 00:00|
|Last Modified:||10 Aug 2011 14:40|
Repository Staff Only: item control page