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characterisation of New Zealand Greenstone by neutron activation analysis.

Colin J. N. Merrony

characterisation of New Zealand Greenstone by neutron activation analysis.

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Christensen, M., Walter Ph., and Menu, M. (). Usewear characterisation of prehistoric flints with IBA. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B Goffer, Z. (). Archaeological Chemistry. New York: John Wiley & Sons. Look at the entire book, read Chapters , and 6. This is the bible in need of updating. Activation Analysis Group of the Analytical Chemistry Divi­ sion, at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and to him must go a great share of the credit for the success of the Oak Ridge Program, which is responsible for much of the early develop­ ment of neutron activation analysis. By , several review. The tablet was irradiated in a neutron flux of 1×10 13 cm −2 s −1 for 5 minutes to achieve nominal radioactivity of 5 MBq at 48 hours after neutron activation. Gamma spectroscopy was carried out 24 hours after neutron activation using a coaxial, p-type, 40% relative efficiency germanium detector (Canberra, Meriden, CT, USA) and gamma. Ion-Beam Analysis Methods Introduction Principles of the Methods Applications: Bulk Analysis Surface Analysis Conclusion References Application of Neutron Activation Analysis to Archaeological Studies of Natural and Man-Made Glasses Introduction


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