Nuclear Applications of Liquid Scintillation Systems

  • Donald L. Horrocks
Part of the Developments in Applied Spectroscopy book series (DAIS, volume 7a)


The use of liquid scintillation systems to study such nuclear properties as disintegration rates and energy spectra and for making particle determinations is discussed. The use of pulse-shape discrimination as a method for counting particles with a high specific ionization over a background of particles with low specific ionization is described.


Disintegration Rate Alpha Particle Slow Component Pulse Height Fission Fragment 
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© Chicago Section of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy 1969

Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald L. Horrocks
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  1. 1.Chemistry DivisionArgonne National LaboratoryArgonneUSA

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