Cover DIN EN ISO 20042 VDE 0493-2042:2022-06

DIN EN ISO 20042 VDE 0493-2042:2022-06

Measurement of radioactivity

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

(ISO 20042:2019); German version EN ISO 20042:2021
Class/Status: Standard, valid
Released: 2022-06
VDE Art. No.: 0400492

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.