Accession Number : ADA322161

Title :   A Determination of the Half-Life of Carbon Fourteen,

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

Personal Author(s) : Jones, W. M.

PDF Url : ADA322161

Report Date : 28 JUL 1949

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : Experiments are described involving the counting of an analyzed. and diluted sample of carbon dioxide containing C(14) in a Geiger counter of known effective volume. The value of the half-life is found to be 5589 + or - 75 years.

Descriptors :   *CARBON, *HALF LIFE, RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS, CARBON DIOXIDE, DILUTION, GEIGER COUNTERS.

Subject Categories : Inorganic Chemistry
      Radiation and Nuclear Chemistry
      Isotopes
      Radioactiv, Radioactive Wastes & Fission Prod

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE