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
Radioactiv, Radioactive Wastes & Fission Prod
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE