Lithium-Drifted Germanium Detectors: Applications to Neutron-Activation Analysis

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Science  18 Feb 1966:
Vol. 151, Issue 3712, pp. 815-817
DOI: 10.1126/science.151.3712.815


Lithium-drifted germanium detectors for high-resolution gamma-ray spectroscopy reduce the need for wet chemistry in neutron-activation analysis. Problems in fields as diverse as geochemistry and the history of 15th-century printing have proved susceptible to this analytic technique.