REALISATION OF RADIONUCLIDES ACTIVITY UNIT USING THE LIQUID SCINTILLATION COUNTING (LSC)


Abstract

Registration of the effects of interaction of the radiation emitted after radioactive decay enables determination of activity of a given material expressed in becquerels (Bq). Measurements in a frame of international comparisons of 14C activity using the triple-to-double coincidence ratio (TDCR) method and of 177Lu activity using the 4p(LS)-g coincidence and anticoincidence method, where the liquid scintillation technique (LSC) was used, were described. Specificity of short-lived radionuclides activity determination was discussed.


Keywords

radionuclide activity; liquid scintillators; LSC technique

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Published : 2016-08-08


Broda, R., Dziel , T., Ziemek , T., & Listkowska, A. (2016). REALISATION OF RADIONUCLIDES ACTIVITY UNIT USING THE LIQUID SCINTILLATION COUNTING (LSC). Informatyka, Automatyka, Pomiary W Gospodarce I Ochronie Środowiska, 6(3), 28-31. https://doi.org/10.5604/20830157.1212262

Ryszard Broda  ryszard.broda@polatom.pl
National Centre for Nuclear Research Radioisotope Centre POLATOM  Poland
Tomasz Dziel  
National Centre for Nuclear Research Radioisotope Centre POLATOM  Poland
Tomasz Ziemek  
National Centre for Nuclear Research Radioisotope Centre POLATOM  Poland
Anna Listkowska 
National Centre for Nuclear Research Radioisotope Centre POLATOM  Poland