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Classical Radionuclidic Calorimetry

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Author(s)

Ronald Colle

Abstract

This brief survey summarizes the principles and practice of classical isothermal microcalorimetry for the primary standardization of the activity of radionuclides. Its advantages and some potential problems are highlighted through the discussion of several standardization examples.
Citation
Metrologia

Keywords

calorimetry, isothermal, metrology, microcalorimetry, radioactivity, standardization

Citation

Colle, R. (2007), Classical Radionuclidic Calorimetry, Metrologia, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=841204 (Accessed March 1, 2024)
Created August 2, 2007, Updated February 17, 2017