Applied Physics B

, Volume 32, Issue 4, pp 207–209 | Cite as

Oxidation-state-specific detection of uranium in aqueous solution by photoacoustic spectroscopy

  • W. Schrepp
  • R. Stumpe
  • J. I. Kim
  • H. Walther
Contributed Papers


By means of photoacoustic spectroscopy it has been possible to detect U(IV) and U(VI) in aqueous solution in the 10−6 M/L range. Piezoelectric transducer detection, pulsed laser radiation and a differential method to reduce solvent and window absorption has been used. Photoacoustic spectroscopy seems to be a suitable method for the low level detection of actinide elements.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Schrepp
    • 1
  • R. Stumpe
    • 2
  • J. I. Kim
    • 2
  • H. Walther
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institut für QuantenoptikGarching bei MünchenGermany
  2. 2.Institut für RadiochemieTechnische Universität MünchenGarching bei MünchenGermany
  3. 3.Sektion PhysikUniversität MünchenGarching bei MünchenGermany

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