Uncertainties in surface emission rate measurements

M.P. Unterweger, P. De Felice

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Abstract

The uncertainties in surface emission rates determined by gas-flow proportional counters (multiwired) are broken down into alpha and beta emission rate determinations. Counting statistics, spectrum analysis, and electronic uncertainties are discussed with respect to the actual counting of the respective emission rate. The effects of source construction on the uncertainties are also examined.
Original languageEnglish
Article numberS165
Pages (from-to)S165 - S171
JournalMetrologia
Volume52
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2015
Externally publishedYes

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Unterweger, M. P., & De Felice, P. (2015). Uncertainties in surface emission rate measurements. Metrologia, 52(3), S165 - S171. [S165]. https://doi.org/10.1088/0026-1394/52/3/S165