Radiological laboratory

University of Salzburg

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Core facility (CF)

Short Description

The Core Facility includes a range of measuring instruments for the qualitative and quantitative determination of radionuclides as well as associated equipment for sample preparation. These include: pure germanium detectors, alphadetectors, scintillation detectors, gamma dosage meters, contamination monitors, flow centrifuges as well as several smaller measuring instruments and the associated nuclear electronics.

Contact Person

Dr. Herbert Lettner

Research Services

Radon load in interior rooms
Gamma spectrometric analyzes
Radiation protection expert opinion

Methods & Expertise for Research Infrastructure

Measurement of artificial and natural radionuclides in all types of media. Implementation of research projects and, if necessary, order surveys. Irradiation experiments.

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Universität Innsbruck, Universität Salzburg
Projekt der Akademie der Wissenschaften
Cs-137 and Sr-90 transfer to milk in Austrian alpine agriculture
Lettner H., A. Hubmer, P. Bossew, F. Strebl
Journal of Environmental Radioactivity

Accumulation of anthropogenic radionuclides in cryoconites on Alpine glaciers
Tieber Alexandra, Herbert Lettner, Alexander Hubmer, Peter Bossew, Birgit Sattler, Werner Hofmann
Journal of Environmental Radioactivity

Effective and ecological half-lives of Cs-137 in milk in alpine agriculture
Lettner Herbert, Hubmer Alexander, Bossew Peter, Strebl Friederike, Friedrich Steinhäusler
Radiation Environmental Biophysics