Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry

, Volume 116, Issue 1, pp 87–97 | Cite as

Possibilities of using hafnium neutron filters for reactor NAA with fast neutrons

  • F. Chisela
  • D. Gawlik
Article

Abstract

The possibilities of using hafnium irradiation filters for reactor fast neutron activation analysis have been evaluated. The filter characteristics of hafnium for this application are discussed and compared with some traditional filter materials. The main advantage for hafnium is its ability to remove a great portion of the slowing down neutrons, which may enhance the sensitivity of determination via threshold reactions.

Keywords

Physical Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry Activation Analysis Neutron Activation Neutron Activation Analysis 

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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Chisela
    • 1
  • D. Gawlik
    • 2
  1. 1.Physics DepartmentUniversity of ZambiaLusakaZambia
  2. 2.Hahn Meitner Institute GmbHBerlin 39

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