Liquid Scintillation Counting - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780126638509, 9780323147651

Liquid Scintillation Counting

1st Edition

Recent Developments

Editors: Philip Stanley
eBook ISBN: 9780323147651
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st January 1974
Page Count: 510
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Liquid Scintillation Counting: Recent Developments presents the Proceedings of the International Symposium on Liquid Scintillation Counting, held in Sydney, Australia, on August 20-22, 1973. It summarizes the current status of recent developments in Iiquid scintillation spectrometry. It looks at the important role of liquid scintillation spectrometry in universities, laboratories and institutes involved in agriculture, biomedical science, geophysics, and nuclear physics. Organized into 32 chapters, this volume begins with an introduction to the scintillation process in organic molecular systems and liquid scintillation counting. It then discusses the background of a coincidence-type liquid scintillation counter, which is divided into three components. The reader is also introduced to the basic concepts involved in mathematical modeling. This volume includes papers dealing with solubilizers, spark ignition system, radiocarbon dating, benzene synthesis, liquid scintillation chemicals, luminous bacteria, and stochastic multidimensional model for liquid scintillation spectrometer. This book is a valuable source of information for scientists, agriculturists, geophysicists, and nuclear physicists.

Table of Contents


List of Contributors

Towards an Understanding of the Scintillation Process in Organic Molecular Systems

A Triple Sample Liquid Scintillation Counter

A New Liquid Scintillation Counter for Measurement of Trace Amounts of 3H and 14C

A Low Background Liquid Scintillation for 14C

A Stochastic Model of the Liquid Scintillation Counting Process

Lesser Pulse Height Analysis in Liquid Scintillation Counting

Measurement of 125|, 131| and Other γ-Emitting Nuclides by Liquid Scintillation Counting

Surfactants Behave as Scintillators in Liquid Scintillation Counting

Spark Combustion of 3H and 14C Labeled Samples Suitable for Liquid Scintillation Counting

An Advanced Automatic Sample Oxidizer — New Horizons in Liquid Scintillation Sample Preparation

Application of Liquid Scintillation Spectrometers to Radiocarbon Dating

Purity of Benzene Synthesized for Liquid Scintillation 14C-Dating

The Purity of Commercial Liquid Scintillation Flours and the Effects of Impurities on Performance

Recent Advances in Sample Preparation

Suspension Counting of 14C in Soil, Soil Extracts and Plant Materials by Liquid Scintillation

Teflon Vials for Liquid Scintillation Counting of Carbon-14 Sample

Application of Glass Ampoules in the Assay of β-Radioactivity in Small Biological Samples

A Direct Technique for Counting 14C and 3H in Tissues

Quantitative Determination of Hormone Metabolites and Glycogen by Using a Liquid Scintillation Quenching Method

A Comparison of Phosphor Solutions for Counting Aqueous Samples of Steroid Hormones

Simultaneous Measurement of Fineness and Yellowness of Wool Samples

Data Processing for a Multi-User System with a Small Online Computer

Plutonium Analysis by Liquid Scintillation Techniques

Radioimmunoassay Measurement of the Secretion and Excretion Rates of Aldosterone in the Guinea Pig

Comments on Aspects of Absolute Activity Measurements Obtained by Liquid Scintillation Counting

Modern Techniques and Applications in Cerenkov Counting

Bioluminescence Measurements: Fundamental Aspects, Analytical Applications and Prospects

Bacterial Bioluminescence and its Application to Analytical Procedures

Use of Bioluminescence Procedures and Liquid Scintillation Spectrometers for Measuring Very Small Amounts of Enzymes and Metabolites

Choice of Counting Vial for Liquid Scintillation: A Review

Workshop Session

Closing Remarks

Subject Index


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