Absolute liquid scintillation counting of coloured samples of β-emitters using integral counting techniques

  • Y. Homma
  • Y. Murase
  • K. Sonehara


Integral counting techniques using a liquid scintillation spectrometer have been extended to the determination of the absolute disintegration rate of a coloured sample of β-emitters. The integral counting rate of the coloured sample is compared with the absolute disintegration rate of the sample obtained by a conventional 2π β-counter. It was found that the counting efficiency in the coloured sample for β-emitters with maximum energy higher than 200 keV is close to 100% with precision better than 0.7%.


Colour Physical Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry Counting Rate Disintegration Rate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Homma
    • 1
  • Y. Murase
    • 1
  • K. Sonehara
    • 1
  1. 1.Kyoritsu College of PharmacyTokyoJapan

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