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DIN ISO 20042 VDE 0493-2042:2020-05

* German Language Version *

Measurement of radioactivity

Gamma-ray emitting radionuclides – Generic test method using gamma-ray spectrometry

(ISO 20042:2019)
Class/Status: Standard, valid
Released: 2020-05
VDE Art. No.: 0400373

This standard describes methods to determine the activity of gamma-emitting radionuclides by gamma spectrometry in solid, liquid or gaseous test samples after proper preparation in a testing laboratory. This includes generic advice on equipment selection by a list of factors to be considered and on the validation of the method of measurement.