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Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry

, Volume 95, Issue 5, pp 311–322 | Cite as

Uranium and thorium analyses by delayed fission neutron counting technique using a small neutron generator

  • N. K. Mumba
  • L. Vas
  • Cs. M. Buczkó
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Abstract

Applicability of a small neutron generator and a dual rectangular tube sample transfer system for analyses of U and Th using delayed fission neutron technique has been investigated. A way of optimizing the timing parameters is reported. At a fast neutron flux of 108 n.cm−2s−1, 0.02 w% U can be determined. For thorium determination this method is less sensitive. The Cd difference technique can be used for the simultaneous determination of U and Th but it has lower sensitivity.

Keywords

Uranium Thorium Simultaneous Determination Neutron Flux Neutron Technique 
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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. K. Mumba
    • 1
  • L. Vas
    • 1
  • Cs. M. Buczkó
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Experimental PhysicsKossuth Lajos UniversityDebrecenHungary
  2. 2.Isotope LaboratoryKossuth Lajos UniversityDebrecenHungary

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