Laboratory of Radiochemistry
Department of Chemistry
University of Helsinki
Liquid Scintillation Counting with electron capture
Using Quench Correction
Explanation and Exercise Guide
Production and Creation of 55Fe
Theory behind Extraction of 55Fe
Separation of 55Fe
Measurement of 55Fe by Liquid-Scintillation Counting
Determination of Chemical Yield
Describe in detail the whole separation procedure and explain why each step was made. Draw a separation procedure scheme.
Calculate the chemical yield of 55
Calculate the activity concentration of 55
Fe in the resin and its uncertainty.