The natural radioactivity of aluminium as determined by γ-ray spectroscopy

  • S. Unterricker
  • W. Preuße
  • W. Stolz


The intrinsic radioactivity of aluminium has been investigated by a shielded Ge(Li) γ-spectrometer. Strong disequilibrium was found in the natural decay chains of U and Th caused by the elimination of Ra during aluminium production.


Aluminium Spectroscopy Physical Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry Decay Chain 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Unterricker
    • 1
  • W. Preuße
    • 1
  • W. Stolz
    • 1
  1. 1.Fachbereich PhysikBergakademie FreibergFreiberg/SachsenGermany

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