Quench Correction by Automatic External Standardization

  • Ariel G. Schrodt
  • James A. Gibbs
  • Robert E. Cavanaugh


Normalization of liquid scintillation counting data frequently calls for the application of a quenching correction factor. Because this factor may be different for each sample in a series of variable composition, a determination of the extent of quenching must be made for each sample counted.


Count Rate External Standard Sample Vial Counting Efficiency Correlation Curve 


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© New England Nuclear Corporation 1965

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ariel G. Schrodt
    • 1
  • James A. Gibbs
    • 1
  • Robert E. Cavanaugh
    • 1
  1. 1.Packard Instrument CompanyDowners GroveUSA

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