Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry

, Volume 182, Issue 2, pp 179–191 | Cite as

Study of the diffusion of trace elements and radionuclides in soils

Capillary modification of the thin layer method. Diffusion of137Cs
  • A. Gosman
  • J. Blažíček
Article

Abstract

Thin layer method of measuring diffusion processes was modified to shorten time and to increase efficiency of experiments. For this purpose small and fine glass capillaries of 20 mm length and inner diameter of several millimeters were used as diffusion cells. The diffusion of trace amounts of137Cs, its dependence on soil moisture and interaction with the soil have been studied. Experimental technique. evaluation of records and the basic interpretation of the migration process are described.

Keywords

Physical Chemistry Migration Inorganic Chemistry Soil Moisture Radionuclide 

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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Gosman
    • 1
  • J. Blažíček
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering, Department of Nuclear ChemistryCzech Technical University in PraguePrague 1Czech Republic

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