Accession Number : ADA311195

Title :   The Use of High-Efficiency Gamma Counting in Conjunction with Beta Counting for Discrimination Between Thorium and Uranium,

Corporate Author : TECHNICAL INFORMATION SERVICE (AEC) OAK RIDGE TN

Personal Author(s) : Roethlisberger, Robert H.

PDF Url : ADA311195

Report Date : 20 AUG 1949

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : Use of the high-pressure gamma chamber and vibrating reed electrometer to measure gamma activity and the end window Geiger counter to measure beta activity has permitted discrimination between activity due to thorium and that due to uranium so that the thorium and uranium content of ore samples can be determined radiometrically within a factor of 2 and usually within 15 per cent.

Descriptors :   *EFFICIENCY, *GAMMA COUNTERS, *URANIUM, *GEIGER COUNTERS, *BETA COUNTERS, *THORIUM, *ELECTROMETERS, MEASUREMENT, VIBRATION, COUNTING METHODS, HIGH PRESSURE, SAMPLING, RADIOMETRY, CHAMBERS, CONCENTRATION(CHEMISTRY), ORES(METAL SOURCES), REED VALVES.

Subject Categories : Radiation and Nuclear Chemistry
      Inorganic Chemistry
      Nuclear Instrumentation
      Nuclear Physics & Elementary Particle Physics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE