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This page is intended to carry links of relevance to gamma spectroscopist. I have no doubt forgotten many. The list below is inevitably Anglo-centric because it reflects my own experience. Relevant links to European, American, indeed worldwide sources would be welcome. If you have a link that you feel would be appropriate here, please use the feedback form to let the webmaster know. Please make any suggestions relevant to gamma spectrometry. More importantly, if you find any dead links let us know that too!

Note that all links to data sources, nuclear and chemical, are on the Data page.

Organizations in Alphabetical Order of Acronym

Bureau International des Poids et Mesures (BIPM)
The task of the BIPM is to ensure world-wide uniformity of measurements and their traceability to the International System of Units (SI)
Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL)
BNL's role for the DOE is to produce excellent science and advanced technology with the cooperation, support, and appropriate involvement of our scientific and local communities. BNL also maintains the NNDC (see below)
Compulsory Test Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO)
Information on the CTBTO can be obtained from their website at:
European Association for Chemical and Molecular Sciences
This has a Division of Nuclear and Radiochemistry (DNRC)of possible relevant to gamma spectrometrists.
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
and their Nuclear Data Services
The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC)
serves to advance the worldwide aspects of the chemical sciences and to contribute to the application of chemistry in the service of Mankind.
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBL)
holds the distinction of being the oldest of the U.S. Department of Energy's National Laboratories.

Their Intenet Explorer site is at:

Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
has the primary responsibility of ensuring the safety, security, and reliability of the USA's nuclear deterrent.
Laboratoire National Henri Becquerel (LNHB)
est le laboratoire national de métrologie dans le domaine des rayonnements ionisants.
Their online nuclear database is at:

The Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) or L'Agence pour l'énergie nucléaire (AEN)
This is a specialised agency within the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), an intergovernmental organisation of industrialised countries, based in Paris, France.
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
National standards laboratory for the USA. Their websites carry a wealth of useful information, particularly via:

National Nuclear Data Centre (NNDC)
A prime source of nuclear data for gamma spectrometry.
National Physical Laboratory (NPL)
National standards laboratory for the UK. Also arrange intercomparison exercises and provide calibrated radionuclide sources.
Nuclear Suppliers Association (NSA)
a group of approximately 60 companies that specialize in the manufacture and distribution of products and services for nuclear energy users
Nuclear Spectrometry Users’ Forum (NSUF)
The Forum acts as a focal point for discussion of problems and dissemination of information between users of nuclear spectrometry.
The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
The RSC (aka Chemsoc) is for everyone interested in the chemical sciences
United Kingdom Accreditation Service
is the sole national accreditation body recognised by government to assess, against internationally agreed standards, organisations that provide certification, testing, inspection and calibration services.

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