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Construction and Use of Calibration Facilities for Radiometric Field Equipment

English STI/DOC/010/309 92-0-145189-X
21.00 1990


This report describes facilities primarily designed for uranium exploration instruments, but also discusses the use of these facilities for the calibration of radiation protection instruments.
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Basic radiation geophysics; 3. Instruments used in radiation surveys; 4. Quantities and units; 5. Relations between instrument readings and the corresponding field assay values; 6. Calibration systems; 7. Design considerations for calibration pads; 8. Construction of calibration pads; 9. Calibration.

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