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Reference material for natural radionuclides in glass designed for underground experiments

Author
Povinec P.P. DNP, Comenius University, Slovakia
Mamedov Fadahat, Mgr. Institute of Experimental and Applied Physics CTU
Štekl Ivan, doc. Ing. CSc. Institute of Experimental and Applied Physics CTU
et al.  different institutions

Year
2016

Scientific journal
Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 307 (1), 619-626

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Abstract
A reference material designed for the determination of natural radionuclides in solid samples (glass pellets) is described and the results of certification are presented. The material has been certified for 7 natural radionuclides (40K, 226Ra, 228Ra, 228Th, 232Th, 235U and 238U). An information value is given for 210Pb. Radon (222Rn) emanation experiments showed results comparable within participating laboratories, however, the number of data and precision was too low to carry out a certification process. The reference material may be used for quality management of analytical laboratories engaged in the high-sensitive analysis of radionuclides in the construction materials of detectors placed in ultra low background underground laboratories.

Cite article as:
P. Povinec, F. Mamedov, I. Štekl, . et al., "Reference material for natural radionuclides in glass designed for underground experiments", Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 307 (1), 619-626 (2016)