By D.L. Horrocks,Donald Horrocks
This publication is constructed from 18 chapters and starts with a old evaluation of the liquid scintillation process, the 1st liquid scintillation counters, and early scintillator solutes. the subsequent chapters specialise in the speculation of liquid scintillation counting; the parts of the liquid scintillator answer; and the advance of the liquid scintillation counter and multiplier phototubes. The dialogue then turns to the detection and dimension of alternative sorts of debris produced by way of radionuclides utilizing liquid scintillation strategies; the innovations and difficulties of pattern arrangements (homogeneous and heterogeneous); oxidation suggestions; and value and distinction of various kinds of counting vials. The resources of quenching in counting samples and strategies of tracking and correction for variable quench inside of samples also are thought of. numerous distinctive functions of liquid scintillation strategies are offered, together with dual-labeled counting, radioimmunoassay, and move phone counting. In end, the statistical concerns fascinated with settling on the reliability and accuracy of knowledge got through nuclear counting suggestions are highlighted.
This monograph will function a competent resource of knowledge if you are already utilizing or commencing to use liquid scintillation counting techniques.
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