A method for assessing and correcting coincidence summing effects for germanium detector efficiency calibrations

  • D. M. Montgomery
  • G. A. Montgomery
Advances in Instrumentation and Sofware for Radioanalytical Techniques


The addition of54Mn and65Zn to a nine-radionuclide standard (containing241Am.,109Cd.57Co,139Ce,203Hg.113Sn,137Cs,88Y, and60Co) provides the capability to determine the extent of coincidence summing for gamma rays from88Y and60Co. A method for correcting the efficiency points at 1332 keV (60Co) and 1836 keV (88Y) for coincidence summing is presented.


Physical Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry Germanium Detector Efficiency Summing 
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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. M. Montgomery
    • 1
  • G. A. Montgomery
    • 1
  1. 1.Analytics. Inc.AtlantaUSA

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