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Accession Number DE2012-1042397
Title Calibration of the Accuscan II In Vivo System for Whole Body Counting.
Publication Date Aug 2011
Media Count 225p
Personal Author O. R. Perry
Abstract This report describes the April 2011 calibration of the Accuscan II HpGe In Vivo system for whole body counting. The source used for the calibration was a NIST traceable BOMAB manufactured by DOE as INL2006 BOMAB containing Eu-154, Eu-155, Eu-152, Sb-125 and Y-88 with energies from 27 keV to 1836 keV with a reference date of 11/29/2006. The actual usable energy range was 86.5 keV to 1597 keV on 4/21/2011. The BOMAB was constructed inside the Accuscan II counting 'tub' in the order of legs, thighs, abdomen, thorax/arms, neck, and head. Each piece was taped to the backwall of the counter. The arms were taped to the thorax. The phantom was constructed between the v-ridges on the backwall of the Accuscan II counter. The energy and efficiency calibrations were performed using the INL2006 BOMAB. The calibrations were performed with the detectors in the scanning mode. 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 whole body counting and verified in accordance with ANSI/HPS N13.30-1996 criteria.
Keywords Accuscan II
Human body
In vivo
Measuring instrument

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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