Instrumentation and methods for radioactivity detection in the mineral industry
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Instrumentation and methods for radioactivity detection in the mineral industry by James O. Milmoe

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Published by Colorado School of Mines in Golden .
Written in English


  • Prospecting.,
  • Radioactivity -- Instruments.,
  • Radioactive substances.

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Edition Notes

Statementby James O. Milmoe [and] Stephen P. Kanizay.
SeriesQuarterly of the Colorado School of Mines,, v. 51, no. 1
ContributionsKanizay, Stephen P.
LC ClassificationsTN210 .C68 vol. 51, no. 1
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p.
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6194858M
LC Control Number56001692

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III RADIATION DETECTION AND INSTRUMENTATION STUDY GUIDE 12/04 35 OBJECTIVES 1. Describe the basic operating principles of gas ionization detectors. 2. Describe the process involved in detection of radiation using scintillation detectors. 3. Describe the process of neutron detection using moderated BF3 proportional counter. 4. Important Instrumentation and Methods for the Detection of Chemicals in the Field Paperback – January 1, by AIAH (Author), Philip A. Smith and Gregory W. Cook (Editor) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, January 1, Author: AIAH.   Radiation detection technology and methods is a peer-reviewed, international and interdisciplinary research journal that focuses on all aspects of radiation detection technology and methods. Columns include electronics and system design, computer and control techniques, detection technology and methods, data processing and imaging. The equipment utilized for the detection and measurement of radiation commonly employs some type of a substance or material that responds to radiation. Many common methods use either an ionization process or molecular excitation process as a basis. Remember that we stated earlier that radiation interacts with matter.

•Radioactive decay and detection are Poisson random processes –Observation time is short compared to the half-life of the source •probability of radioactive decays (i.e., p) remains constant •probability of a given nucleus undergoing decay is small •Variance –Variance = mean = pN = x. The book is largely intended as a textbook for a junior/senior or first-year graduate course in nuclear instrumentation and radiation measurements. View Show abstract. Abstract This book discusses effects of radioactivity on the geological environment, emphasizing those aspects of the subject likely to be encountered by the geologists working in the field. It covers radioactive minerals, exploration, analytical methods, radioactivity and age dating, radioactive heat production . T.N. Rudakov, in Encyclopedia of Spectroscopy and Spectrometry (Third Edition), Mineral Analysis. Recent advances in instrumentation and detection technique have shown that NQR method has an excellent potential in the field of mineral analysis due to its simplicity, high selectivity, linear response, and because it is a non-invasive technique. The NQR method may be used to characterise.