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Search Publications by Leticia Pibida

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False Alarm Testing for Radiation Detection Systems

Author(s)
Dennis D. Leber, Leticia S. Pibida
An operator of a radiation detection system that displays a high rate of false alarms may be- come desensitized to these alarms. This action is known as alarm

Comparing Instruments

Author(s)
James H. Yen, Dennis D. Leber, Leticia S. Pibida
This document details methods to compare instrument performance. Comparison methods for instruments outputting binary (0-1) responses as well as for instruments

Primary standardization of Ra-224 activity by liquid scintillation counting

Author(s)
Denis E. Bergeron, Jeffrey T. Cessna, Ryan P. Fitzgerald, Brian E. Zimmerman, Lizbeth Laureano-Perez, Ronald Colle, Leticia S. Pibida, Elisa Napoli
A standard for 224Ra activity has been developed, based on triple-to-double coincidence ratio (TDCR) liquid scintillation (LS) counting. The standard was

Preparation and calibration of a Protactinium-231 reference material

Author(s)
Richard M. Essex, Ross W. Williams, Kerri C. Treinen, Ronald Colle, Ryan P. Fitzgerald, Raphael Galea, John Keightley, Jerome J. LaRosa, Lizbeth Laureano-Perez, Svetlana Nour, Leticia S. Pibida
A 231Pa reference material has been characterized for amount of Pa. This reference material is primarily intended for calibration of 233Pa tracers produced for

Standardization of I-124 by three liquid scintillation-based methods

Author(s)
Denis E. Bergeron, Leticia S. Pibida, Brian E. Zimmerman, Jeffrey T. Cessna, Ryan P. Fitzgerald
A solution of 124I was standardized for activity by 4πβ(LS)-γ(NaI) live-timed anticoincidence (LTAC) counting, with confirmatory measurements by triple-to

Standardization of 64Cu activity

Author(s)
Denis E. Bergeron, Jeffrey T. Cessna, Ryan P. Fitzgerald, Leticia S. Pibida, Brian E. Zimmerman
The complex decay scheme that makes 64Cu promising as both an imaging and therapeutic agent in medicine also makes the absolute measurement of its activity

Activity measurements of the radionuclides 18F and 64Cu for the NIST, USA in the ongoing comparisons BIPM.RI(II)-K4.F-18 and BIPM.RI(II)-K4.Cu-64

Author(s)
Denis E. Bergeron, Jeffrey T. Cessna, Ryan P. Fitzgerald, Leticia S. Pibida, Brian E. Zimmerman, Carine Michotte, Manuel Nonis, Andrew Fenwick, Kelly Ferreira, John Keightley
In 2016, comparisons of activity measurements of 18F and 64Cu using the Transfer Instrument of the International Reference System (SIRTI) took place at the

Natural Uranium Radioactivity Solution Standard: SRM 4321d

Author(s)
Ronald Colle, Lizbeth Laureano-Perez, Svetlana Nour, Jerome J. LaRosa, Brian E. Zimmerman, Leticia S. Pibida, Denis E. Bergeron
A new natural uranium solution standard has been produced and will be disseminated by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) as Standard

Evidence against solar influence on nuclear decay constants

Author(s)
Denis E. Bergeron, Ryan P. Fitzgerald, Leticia S. Pibida, Stefaan Pomme
The exponential decay of radionuclides as a function of time is a cornerstone of nuclear physics and radionuclide metrology. Decay constants for spontaneous

A New NIST Primary Standardization of 18F

Author(s)
Ryan P. Fitzgerald, Brian E. Zimmerman, Denis E. Bergeron, Jeffrey T. Cessna, Leticia S. Pibida, Denise S. Moreira
A new primary standardization of 18F by NIST is reported. The standard is based on live-timed beta- gamma anticoincidence counting with confirmatory

ITRAP+10 Spectroscopic Radiation Portal Monitor Testing

Author(s)
Anne L. Sallaska, Leticia S. Pibida, Huaiyu H. Chen-Mayer, Luc Murphy, Christina Ward
The Illicit Trafficking Radiation Assessment Program (ITRAP+10) is an international effort of the Department of Homeland Security’s Domestic Nuclear Detection