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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
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Abstract

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.

Keywords

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

Authors and Affiliations

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

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