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  • 1 Bhabha Atomic Research Centre Fuel Chemistry Division 400 085 Bombay (India)
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Liquid scintillation counting is useful and extensively employed for -activity measurement. However, quenching is observed and erroneous results are obtained when the size of the solution aliquot and its acidity exceed certain limits. A simple procedure has been developed to overcome the quenching effect of volume and acidity on -counting.