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Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry

, Volume 242, Issue 3, pp 653–661 | Cite as

ESR study of lithium nitrate irradiated with gamma-rays with total doses from 10 to 100 Mrad

  • J. Padilla
  • F. de María Ramírez
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Abstract

Natural non-pretreated polycrystalline lithium nitrate was irradiated by gamma-rays of60Co with total radiation doses from 10 to 100 Mrad, at room temperature. No color centers were observed in samples irradiated in this range. X-ray and infrared studies evidenced the distortion of the lattice planes. In general, the following species were detected NO2, NO3 radicals, and NO22−, NO32−, O2 ionic radicals.

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Color Radiation Nitrate Physical Chemistry Lithium 
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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Padilla
    • 1
  • F. de María Ramírez
    • 2
  1. 1.Departamento de QuímicaUniversidad Autónoma MetropolitanaMéxico
  2. 2.Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones NuclearesDelegación Miguel HidalgoMéxicoMéxico

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