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Nuclear physics

News and Updates

Imaging the Elusive Skyrmion

Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) with colleagues elsewhere have employed neutron imaging and a reconstruction algorithm

Projects and Programs


Activity standard and calibrations for 227Th with ingrowing progeny

Denis E. Bergeron, Jeffrey T. Cessna, Brittany Broder, Leticia Pibida, Ryan P. Fitzgerald, Morgan DiGiorgio, Elisa Napoli, Brian E. Zimmerman
Thorium-227 was separated from its progeny and standardized for activity by the triple-to-double coincidence ratio (TDCR) method of liquid scintillation

A New Evaluation of the Decay Data for 166Ho

Brian E. Zimmerman
The beta emitting radionuclide 166Ho has garnered attention over the years as a potential radiolabel for therapeutic medical applications. A new decay data

Ambient humidity, the overlooked influencer of radioactivity measurements

Stefaan Pomme, Michael P. Unterweger, Ryan P. Fitzgerald, Denis E. Bergeron, Leticia Pibida, International Collaboration
When verifying the validity of the exponential-decay law through 128 precise decay rate measurement series at various nuclear laboratories, minor violations

Tools and Instruments