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Title: Method of analysis of asbestiform minerals by thermoluminescence

Abstract

A method for the qualitative and quantitative analysis of asbestiform minerals, including the steps of subjecting a sample to be analyzed to the thermoluminescent analysis, annealing the sample, subjecting the sample to ionizing radiation, and subjecting the sample to a second thermoluminescent analysis. Glow curves are derived from the two thermoluminescent analyses and their shapes then compared to established glow curves of known asbestiform minerals to identify the type of asbestiform in the sample. Also, during at least one of the analyses, the thermoluminescent response for each sample is integrated during a linear heating period of the analysis in order to derive the total thermoluminescence per milligram of sample. This total is a measure of the quantity of asbestiform in the sample and may also be used to identify the source of the sample.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. (Davis, CA)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
California Univ., Davis (USA). Lab. for Energy-Related Health Research
OSTI Identifier:
863644
Patent Number(s):
4220856
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) OSTI
DOE Contract Number:  
EY-76-C-03-0472
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
method; analysis; asbestiform; minerals; thermoluminescence; qualitative; quantitative; including; steps; subjecting; sample; analyzed; thermoluminescent; annealing; ionizing; radiation; glow; curves; derived; analyses; shapes; compared; established; identify; type; response; integrated; linear; heating; period; derive; total; milligram; measure; quantity; source; quantitative analysis; ionizing radiation; asbestiform minerals; /250/

Citation Formats

Fisher, Gerald L., and Bradley, Edward W. Method of analysis of asbestiform minerals by thermoluminescence. United States: N. p., 1980. Web.
Fisher, Gerald L., & Bradley, Edward W. Method of analysis of asbestiform minerals by thermoluminescence. United States.
Fisher, Gerald L., and Bradley, Edward W. Tue . "Method of analysis of asbestiform minerals by thermoluminescence". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/863644.
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title = {Method of analysis of asbestiform minerals by thermoluminescence},
author = {Fisher, Gerald L. and Bradley, Edward W.},
abstractNote = {A method for the qualitative and quantitative analysis of asbestiform minerals, including the steps of subjecting a sample to be analyzed to the thermoluminescent analysis, annealing the sample, subjecting the sample to ionizing radiation, and subjecting the sample to a second thermoluminescent analysis. Glow curves are derived from the two thermoluminescent analyses and their shapes then compared to established glow curves of known asbestiform minerals to identify the type of asbestiform in the sample. Also, during at least one of the analyses, the thermoluminescent response for each sample is integrated during a linear heating period of the analysis in order to derive the total thermoluminescence per milligram of sample. This total is a measure of the quantity of asbestiform in the sample and may also be used to identify the source of the sample.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1980},
month = {1}
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