Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry

, Volume 319, Issue 1, pp 447–452 | Cite as

Determination of plutonium-241 in low-level radwastes using radiochemical separation combined with LSC, alpha spectrometer and ICP-MS

  • Te-Yen Su
  • Tsuey-Lin TsaiEmail author


Two kinds of measuring methods were described for the determination of Plutonium-241 in low level wastes in this study. Plutonium isotopes were separated and purified by highly selective UTEVA and TRU resin. LSC, alpha spectrometry, and ICP-MS were applied and compared for determination of Plutonium-241. There is a good agreement with the analytical results and also shows that the different analytical methods have high chemical recovery yields.


Plutonium-241 LSC Alpha spectrometry ICP-MS 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Chemistry DivisionInstitute of Nuclear Energy ResearchLongtanTaiwan

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