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Optically stimulated luminescence, a technology developed to measure a radiation worker's exposure, may also be used for high-density data storage, detecting defects in materials, planning and testing radiation treatment for cancer, quality assurance in food irradiation, and medical imaging.

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Document Title: Optically Stimulated Luminescence
Category: Health-Related Research and Technologies, Nuclear Research and Facilities
Media Type: Photos
Date of Image/Photo: November 1990
Background: The use of optically stimulated luminescence for personnel dosimetry, high-dose dosimetry and industrial radiography have been commercialized. Pacific Northwest continues to explore other opportunities to commercialize other applications.
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