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FPGA Based Linear Heating System for Measurement of Thermoluminescence

Published Online: 21 Dec 2011
Volume & Issue: Volume 11 (2011) - Issue 6 (December 2011)
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1335-8871
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07 Mar 2008
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6 times per year
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English
FPGA Based Linear Heating System for Measurement of Thermoluminescence

A linear heating system has been developed using field programmable gate array (FPGA) for the measurement of thermoluminescence (TL) in alkali halides and other related compounds. Thermoluminescence plays an essential part in radiation dosimetry. This system measures the temperature and the amount of light emitted by the sample for TL studies. This work proposed an architectural framework, verilog HDL code for protocols for reading temperature from Thermocouple through ADC, processing of data (amount of light energy) in FPGA, sending control signal to the heater and displaying the temperature in LCD. This work shows performance improvement 3 times in comparison with conventional embedded system. The power consumption is also comparatively lower.

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