Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry

, Volume 214, Issue 4, pp 269–276 | Cite as

Determination of trace elements in Na-bentonitic clay by INAA in Turkey

  • H. Güven
  • N. Güngör
  • A. Alemdar
  • C. Ş. Özben


Instrumental neutron activation analysis was applied to the determination of trace elements in a Na-bentonitic clay. The irradiation was done in the Triga Mark II type reactor of ITU Nuclear Energy Institute. The sample was irradiated in two steps for “short-” and “long-” lived isotopes. After irradiation, spectra were taken using a germanium detector, multichannel analyzer Canberra System 100 and a fitting program called Sampo 90. The spectra of short-lived isotopes were analyzed to determine Al, Mg, Na, K, Ca, Ti elements and Mn, V trace elements. The spectra of long-lived isotopes were analyzed to determine Sc, Br, Sb, Cs, La, Ce, Sm, Yb, Hf, Pa, Np trace elements.


Turkey Germanium Neutron Activation Neutron Activation Analysis INAA 
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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Güven
    • 1
  • N. Güngör
    • 1
  • A. Alemdar
    • 1
  • C. Ş. Özben
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsIstanbul Technical UniversityIstanbulTurkey

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