Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry

, Volume 314, Issue 2, pp 617–622 | Cite as

Multiple beta spectrum analysis based on spectrum fitting

  • UkJae Lee
  • Jun Woo Bae
  • Hee Reyoung Kim


A method of separating beta spectra into each radionuclide spectrum was proposed in this study. Based on mathematical curve fits, the spectrum of each radionuclide was defined by using the maximum energy information and process to separate specific spectra from the whole spectrum. Information on 32P, 90Y, and 106Rh radionuclides from the International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements was used for applying the proposed method. A relative error of less than 2% was achieved with the application of the method.


Beta spectrum analysis Curve fitting Identifying radionuclides 



This work was supported by the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) grant funded by the Korean government (MSIP: Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning) (No. 2016M2B2B1945083) and NRF-22A20153413555.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Nuclear EngineeringUlsan National Institute of Science and TechnologyUlsanSouth Korea

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