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Accession Number DE2012-1042393
Title Calibration of the Accuscan II In Vivo System for High Energy Lung Counting.
Publication Date Jul 2011
Media Count 180p
Personal Author O. R. Perry
Abstract This report describes the April 2011 calibration of the Accuscan II HpGe In Vivo system for high energy lung counting. The source used for the calibration was a NIST traceable lung set manufactured at the University of Cincinnati UCLL43AMEU & UCSL43AMEU containing Am-241 and Eu-152 with energies from 26 keV to 1408 keV. The lung set was used in conjunction with a Realistic Torso phantom. The phantom was placed on the RMC II counting table (with pins removed) between the v-ridges on the backwall of the Accuscan II counter. The top of the detector housing was positioned perpendicular to the junction of the phantom clavicle with the sternum. This position places the approximate center line of the detector housing with the center of the lungs. The energy and efficiency calibrations were performed using a Realistic Torso phantom (Appendix I) and the University of Cincinnati lung set. This report includes an overview introduction and records for the energy/FWHM and efficiency calibration including performance verification and validation counting. The Accuscan II system was successfully calibrated for high energy lung counting and verified in accordance with ANSI/HPS N13.30-1996 criteria.
Keywords Accuscan II
Calibration
Detectors
Dosimetry
High energy
In vivo
Lung
Measuring instrument
Phantoms
Validation
Verification

 
Source Agency Technical Information Center Oak Ridge Tennessee
NTIS Subject Category 57V - Radiobiology
77E - Nuclear Instrumentation
Corporate Author Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, ID. Health Physics Dosimetry Lab.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1226
Contract Number DE-AC07-05ID14517

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