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Chinese Journal of Engineering
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 286892, 4 pages
Research Article

A Novel Method for Ion Track Counting in Polycarbonate Detector

1Kermanshah University of Technology, Kermanshah 6717863766, Iran
2Razi University, Kermanshah 6714967346, Iran
3Department of Electrical Engineering, Kermanshah Branch, Islamic Azad University, Kermanshah 6718997551, Iran

Received 18 August 2013; Accepted 13 November 2013

Academic Editors: H. Lu and C. Quan

Copyright © 2013 Gholam Hossein Roshani et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


A computer program for recognizing and counting the track of ions that are detected with polycarbonate detector has been written using MATLAB software. There are different programs for counting the track of ions in different detectors. Algorithm of this program specially has been written for polycarbonate detector and also for low magnification of optical microscope. Thus, with this method as per image of optical microscope, greater numbers of ions are visible and general distribution of ions can be better known. However, the accuracy of counting program is very high.