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Search Publications by: Bert Coursey (Assoc)

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60 Year Anniversary of Applied Radiation and Isotopes

December 14, 2016
Bert M. Coursey
Those readers who have a library with the first bound copies of ARI may find it enjoyable to compare Volume 1, No.1 from 1956 with an issue from Volume 118 in 2016. The range of applications has shifted away from agricultural and industrial uses of

Marie Curie’s Last Radium Standard – Grand Challenge

September 1, 2016
Bert M. Coursey
The last of the radium-226 standards that Marie Curie personally handled is destined for a radioactive materials waste dump. Presented here is a history of the standards and a challenge to the scientific community to present a rationale for why this

A review of NIST primary activity standards for 18F: 1982 to 2013

August 27, 2014
Denis E. Bergeron, Jeffrey T. Cessna, Bert M. Coursey, Ryan P. Fitzgerald, Brian E. Zimmerman
The new NIST activity standardization for 18F differs from results obtained between 1998 and 2008 by 4 %. The new results are considered to be very reliable; they are based on a battery of robust primary measurement techniques and bring the NIST standard