Dead time correction in x-ray spectrography: M38-8/65E-PDF

"The customary dead time correction applied to X-ray counting rates has been found unsatisfactory for the counting equipment used in the Mineral Sciences Division of the Mines Branch. Using a range of wavelengths from CrKα to BaKα and foils of several materials, an amended formulation for calculating- dead time and the true counting rate has been developed by the multifoil technique. Results obtained by a single foil and a two source method agree well with the multifoil ones using the amended formula"--Abstract, p. 67.

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Department/Agency Natural Resources Canada. Dept. of Energy, Mines and Resources. Mines Branch.
Title Dead time correction in x-ray spectrography
Series Title Reprint series ;
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Format Electronic
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Note Cover title. "Reprinted from the Canadian Spectroscopy, Vol. 13, Issue No. 3, May 1968." Includes erratum. Historical publication digitized from print 2017 [by Natural Resources Canada].
Date 1968.
Number of Pages [1], p. 67-[71] :
Catalogue Number
  • M38-8/65E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number 300144
Subject Terms Minerals, Analysis, Chemistry