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High Sensitivity Counting Techniques

International Series of Monographs on Electronics and Instrumentation

  • 1st Edition - January 1, 1964
  • Authors: D. E. Watt, D. Ramsden
  • Editors: D. W. Fry, W. Higinbotham
  • Language: English
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 1 - 8 5 1 4 - 9

International Series of Monographs on Electronics and Instrumentation, Volume 20: High Sensitivity Counting Techniques details the low background counting techniques for radiation… Read more

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International Series of Monographs on Electronics and Instrumentation, Volume 20: High Sensitivity Counting Techniques details the low background counting techniques for radiation detection. The book covers various areas of concerns in utilizing low background counting technique. The text first details the counting parameters, and then proceeds to discussing the attainment of low backgrounds in radiation detectors. Next, the selection deals with low background laboratories. The remaining chapters cover various quantification methods such as carbon-14 beta counting; counting of soft radiations using internal sources; and measurement of gamma radioactivity from the body. The book will be of great interest to scientists, engineers, and technicians involved in atomic energy projects.