Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry

, Volume 120, Issue 1, pp 141–146 | Cite as

Determination of impurities in zircaloy clad by means of neutron activation analysis

  • S. M. Al-Jobori


A method is described for determining impurities in Zr-2 and Zr-4 clads by means of instrumental neutron activation analysis followed by high resolution gamma-ray spectrometry. The samples were irradiated in IRT-5000 using vertical channels and a pneumatic system with neutron fluxes of about 3·1013 and 4.8·1011 n·cm−2·s−1, respectively, and counted using Ge(Li) detectors coupled to an on-line computer. The following impurties have been determined Al, Cr, Mn, Fe, Co, Ni, As, Sn, Sb, Hf and W.


Physical Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry High Resolution Activation Analysis Neutron Activation 
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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. M. Al-Jobori
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  1. 1.Nuclear Research CenterBaghdad(Iraq)

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