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Daly, J., 1953. Notes on radiation measuring instruments. Record  1953/049. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics, Canberra.

Abstract

Widespread use of radio-active tracer elements in medicine, and the increased interest in the search for radio-active minerals, have led to the development of a variety of instruments for the detection of ionising radiations, and their general use by scientists who may have had no training in physics or electronics. While these instruments present a great diversity in appearance, the functioning depends on general principles which apply to all such equipment. The aim of these notes is to present these general principles in a simple form. For details of design, which are often highly complex, and require great skill and experience, reference should be made to the works listed in the bibliography.
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