An activation analysis system for short-lived radioisotopes including automatic dead-time corrections with a microcomputer

  • G. Kennedy
  • J. Marcotte
  • L. Zikovsky


A system based on an IBM-PC microcomputer coupled to a Canberra Series 80 multichannel analyser has been developed for activation analysis with short-lived radioisotopes. The data transfer program can store up to 77 gamma-ray spectra on a floppy disk. A spectrum analysis program, DVC, has been written to determine peak areas interactively, to correct the counting losses, and to calculate elemental concentrations.


Spectrum Analysis Physical Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry Activation Analysis Elemental Concentration 
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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Kennedy
    • 1
  • J. Marcotte
    • 1
  • L. Zikovsky
    • 1
  1. 1.Ecole PolytechniqueMontréal(Canada)

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