K0-INAA method accuracy using Zn as comparator

P. Bedregal, P. Mendoza, M. Ubillús, E. Montoya

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Abstract

An evaluation of the accuracy in the application of the k0-INAA method using Zn foil as comparator is presented. A good agreement was found in the precision within analysts and between them, as well as in the assessment of trueness for most elements. The determination of important experimental parameters like gamma peak counting efficiency, γ-γ true coincidence, comparator preparation and quality assurance/quality control is also described and discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)419-424
Number of pages6
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Volume622
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 11 Oct 2010

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Keywords

  • Gamma counting efficiency
  • K-INAA
  • Precision assessment
  • Trueness assessment
  • Zn comparator

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