The use of radium-226 in calibrating HpGe detectors

  • K. M. Matthews
  • R. M. Larkin
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Abstract

A technique is described for the production of sealed226Ra sources for use in efficiency and energy calibration of hyperfine germanium γ-radiation detectors.

Keywords

Physical Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry Germanium HpGe Detector Energy Calibration 

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References

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    L. P. Gregory, The determination of90Sr,226Ra and210Pb in human bone, Report NRL RM/4, 1974, National Radiation Laboratory, Christchurch.Google Scholar
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    E. Browne, R. B. Firestone, Table of Radioactive Isotopes, Wiley-Interscience, 1986.Google Scholar

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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. M. Matthews
    • 1
  • R. M. Larkin
    • 1
  1. 1.National Radiation LaboratoryChristchurchNew Zealand

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