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The l/k-capture ratio of germanium 71

Drever, R. W. P. and Moljk, A. (1957) The l/k-capture ratio of germanium 71. Philosophical Magazine, 2 (16). pp. 427-436. ISSN 1478-6435 . http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20151223-132334859

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Abstract

A direct measurement of the L/K-capture ratio of ^(71)Ge has been made using a special proportional counter system which avoids the effects of x-ray escape. One proportional counter is effectively enclosed by another, without any intermediate wall. With a gaseous source of germanium hydride and an argon filling at 6 atmospheres, the ratio of the L- and K-peaks from the central counter, in anticoincidence with the surrounding counter, was determined. The LjK-capture ratio was found to be 0·128^(+0·005)_(−0·003). In addition, in a separate measurement, a value of 0·53 ± 0·03 was obtained for the K-fluorescence yield of gallium.


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Additional Information:© 1957 Taylor & Francis. Received: 9 Nov 1956.
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Official Citation:The l/k-capture ratio of germanium 71 R. W. P. Drever , A. Moljk Philosophical Magazine Vol. 2, Iss. 16, 1957
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