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Journal of Radioanalytical Chemistry

, Volume 4, Issue 2, pp 347–353 | Cite as

Determination of rare earths in rare-earth concentrates by neutron activation analysis

  • F. Van den Bergh
  • F. Adams
  • J. Hoste
Physical Methods Section

Abstract

Neutron activation analysis was applied to the determination of La, Ce, Pr, Nd, Sm, Eu, Gd, Tb, Dy, Yb, Lu and Th in rare-earth concentrates resulting from minerals. High-resolution gamma-ray spectrometry with a Ge(Li) detector was used for the non-destructive determination, and a single comparator method using Co as flux monitor was applied.

Keywords

Rare Earth Neutron Activation Analysis Epithermal Neutron Irradiation Position Epithermal Neutron Flux 
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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Van den Bergh
    • 1
  • F. Adams
    • 1
  • J. Hoste
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Nuclear SciencesGhent UniversityBelgium

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