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Radiation

News and Updates

The Shape in Water

Tinkering with a method they helped develop over the last few years, scientists have for the first time used it to

Projects and Programs

Standardization of Am-243

A new standard solution of 243Am, an important radionuclide for the US and international environmental-measurements communities, was developed and disseminated

High-Resolution X-Ray Spectroscopy

We are pursuing a program of x-ray spectroscopy of highly-charged ions and plasmas using custom-designed and constructed curved crystal spectrometers.

Publications

Field Compressed Sensing

Author(s)
Anthony B. Kos, Fabio C. Da Silva, Jason B. Coder, Craig W. Nelson, Grace E. Antonucci, Archita Hati
Imaging solutions based on wave scattering seek real-time performance, high dynamic range, and spatial accuracy at scales spanning from nanometers to thousands

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

Tools and Instruments

X-ray Backscatter Systems

X-ray backscatter systems are used for the screening of personnel for hidden weapons and other contraband. Unlike conventional radiographic x-ray systems

Medical-Industrial Radiation Facility

The Medical-Industrial Radiation Facility (MIRF) located in the Radiation Physics Division of the NIST Physical Measurement Laboratory is a user facility for

Awards