Accession Number : AD0621017

Title :   PRELIMINARY STUDY OF NEUTRON ACTIVATION ANALYSIS SERVICE: GAMMA-RAY SCINTILLATION SPECTROMETRY AND SPECTRUM ANALYSIS.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s) : Burns,Richard S.

Report Date : AUG 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 100

Abstract : This thesis is divided into three main parts: A study of the general considerations of Neutron Activation Analysis (NAA); Instrumental approach to gamma-ray spectrum analysis including the assembly of a scintillation spectrometer based on Heath's layout and comparison of data with his spectrum data; Comparative least-squares gamma-ray spectrum analysis of a composite spectrum using an IBM 7094 II Computer is developed.

Descriptors :   (*NEUTRON ACTIVATION, GAMMA RAY SPECTROSCOPY), (*GAMMA RAY SPECTROSCOPY, SCINTILLATION COUNTERS), QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS, SPECTRUM ANALYZERS, GAMMA COUNTERS, PULSE HEIGHT ANALYZERS, LEAST SQUARES METHOD, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, PHOTOMULTIPLIER TUBES, GAIN, SODIUM COMPOUNDS, IODIDES, THALLIUM

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE