INL Gamma Spectrometry Site

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INL Gamma Spectrometry Site

Post by Sesselmann » 29 Apr 2015, 19:58

Hi Guys,

I thought it would be a good idea to transfer this last post from the old forum, as few are probably looking at it now.

I found this site with lots of information on gamma spectrometry, including sample spectra of just about any conceivable gamme peak, including activation products. You can download the complete catalogue in either NaI(Tl) or HPGE, which will be very useful for ID purposes.

Many of the spectra are of neutron activated materials, which are usually out of reach for most amateurs, unless you happen to have a neutron generator and some deuterium stashed away in the garage ;)

Must get that working again....


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Re: INL Gamma Spectrometry Site

Post by pietkuip » 02 May 2015, 07:58

The periodic-table interface is really useful:
Pieter Kuiper, Växjö (Sweden)
Course lab: 3 mCi neutron source; five 3" NaI(Tl) detectors, CdZnTe detector (Amptek); lead bricks, two GDM 20

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Re: INL Gamma Spectrometry Site

Post by brehwens » 06 May 2015, 23:00

Hi guys

I noticed that we already have this massive PDF catalogue in the first post in this thread; it is the massive 23 mb PDF file.

However, the periodic table approach is also useful when one quickly knows what one is looking for and don't want to go through the massive PDF file.
Karl Brehwens
Eskilstuna, Sweden.

Setup: 5 cm lead castle, 2mm copper lining. Gamma Spectacular Pro 2002, Sound Blaster Live! 5.1,
Primary detector: Scionix refurbished 2x2" NaI(Tl) well detector, 7.5% @ 662 keV

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