Special Features of Tritium as a Tracer in Industrial Research

  • V. P. Guinn


Tritium is a rather special radioisotope in a number of ways. Some of its unique features make it especially attractive for certain types of tracer applications; some of its characteristics also pose certain problems. In this paper the special features of tritium will be considered, with attention concentrated on those features that are involved in very-large-scale tracer studies.


Tracer Study Organic Sample Beta Particle Tracer Application Engine Operating Condition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. P. Guinn
    • 1
  1. 1.Shell Development CompanyEmeryvilleUSA

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