Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry

, Volume 214, Issue 2, pp 77–88 | Cite as

On the fractionation of natural radioactivity in the production of phosphoric acid by the wet acid method

  • J. P. Bolivar
  • R. García-Tenorio
  • M. García-León


The fractionation of different natural radionuclides (U-isotopes,226Ra and210Po) in the process used for the production of phosphoric acid in some factories located in the southwest of Spain is analyzed. As a consequence, different ways of natural radionuclide liberation to the environment can be evaluated due to these industrial activities.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. P. Bolivar
    • 1
  • R. García-Tenorio
    • 1
  • M. García-León
    • 3
  1. 1.Departamento de Física Aplicada e Ingeniería Eléctrica, E.P.S. La RábidaUniversidad de HuelvaHuelvaSpain
  2. 2.Departamento de Física AplicadaE.T.S. ArquitecturaSevillaSpain
  3. 3.Departamento de Física Atómica, Molecular y NuclearUniversidad de SevillaSevillaSpain

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