Measured electron conversion ratios for the 1064-keV gamma ray of bismuth-207 by Sherwin M. Beck

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  • Nuclear counters.

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Statementby Sherwin M. Beck.
SeriesNASA technical note, NASA TN D-6057
LC ClassificationsTL521 .A3525 no. 6057
The Physical Object
Pagination39 p.
Number of Pages39
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Open LibraryOL5392694M
LC Control Number72609868

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The electron conversion ratios for the keV gamma ray of bismuth have been determined from the conversion electron spectra obtained by using lithium-drifted silicon (Si(Li)) detectors. The spectrometer system had an energy resolution between 4 and 5 keV at 1 MeV, which was sufficient to separate the L- and M-shell conversion electron linesFile Size: 1MB.

Measured electron conversion rations for the keV gamma ray of bismuth By S. Beck. Abstract. Electron conversion ratios for keV gamma ray of bismuth 20 Topics: PHYSICS, ATOMIC, MOLECULAR, AND NUCLEAR Author: S. Beck. There are no files associated with this item. title: Measured electron conversion rations for the keV gamma ray of bismuth U.S.

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