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    Handling of counting data for fission track counting

    Clarke, A. and Carter, Andrew (1987) Handling of counting data for fission track counting. International Journal of Radiation Applications and Instrumentation. Part D. Nuclear Tracks and Radiation Measurements 13 (2-3), pp. 105-110. ISSN 1359-0189.

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    Abstract

    Empirical calculations for estimating dates by the fission track (external detector) method are presented and discussed. It is concluded that estimating the effective ratio of spontaneous to induced tracks from the respective totals of tracks counted is to be preferred in all cases. This can be supplemented, but not replaced, by other methods to provide possible insight into the quality or special characteristics of the sample under study. Plotting a probability density diagram as described here is recommended for the latter purpose.

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    Item Type: Article
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Science > Earth and Planetary Sciences
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2019 13:30
    Last Modified: 06 Aug 2019 13:30
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/28467

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