Journal of Radioanalytical Chemistry

, Volume 44, Issue 1, pp 5–11 | Cite as

Separation of carrier-free210Bi and UX1 from210Pb and U, respectively, using silica gel as ion exchanger

  • D. K. Bhattacharyya
  • S. Basu
Article

Abstract

Radiochemical separations of carrier-free210Bi and UX1 activities from210Pb and U, respectively, have been carried out using a silica gel column.210Pb was adsorbed in the column as molybdate and210Bi passed unadsorbed. Lead activity was next removed with 25 ml of 0.1 M HNO3. In the case of separation of UX1, the coloured carbonate complex of U was removed from the silica surface by washing with saturated sodium carbonate solution, keeping UX1 retained, and finally UX1 was washed out with 25 ml of conc. HNO3. Studies of the beta decay of210Bi and the γ-spectrum analysis of UX1 has shown that the separated products in both cases are of high radiochemical purity. The processes in each case took less than one hour and the yield was satisfactory.

Keywords

SAHA Beta Decay Uranyl Nitrate Radiochemical Separation Elution Curve 

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    V. VESELÝ, V. PEKAREK, Talanta, 19 (1972) 219.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    F. VYDRA, Anal. Chim. Acta, 38 (1967) 201.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    F. VYDRA, J. GALBA, Z. Anal. Chem., 235 (1968) 166.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    R. CALETKA, Radiochem. Radioanal. Letters, 2 (1969) 139.Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    HUNG-CHIH LIN, GANN TING, Radiochim. Acta, 23 (1976) 1.Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    R. CALETKA, Radiokhimiya, 12 (1970) 554.Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    M. SAKANONE, M. ABE, Radioisotopes (Tokyo), 16 (1967) 645.Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    L. G. COLOMBETTI, R. C. BARRALL, R. A. FINSTON, Int. J. Appl. Radiation Isotopes, 20 (1969) 717.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    W. DEDEK, Z. Anal. Chem. 173 (1960) 399.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. 10.
    B. C. PURKAYASTHA, A. S. RAO, J. Ind. Chem. Soc., 2 (1965) 555.Google Scholar
  11. 11.
    D. K. BHATTACHARRYA, Separation Science, 9 (1974) 257.Google Scholar
  12. 12.
    D. BUKSAK, A. CHOW, Radiochem. Radioanal. Letters, 8 (1971) 7.Google Scholar
  13. 13.
    D. K. BHATTACHARYYA, S. BASU, Int. J. Appl. Radiation Isotopes, 28 (1977) 535.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. 14.
    A. I. VOGEL, A Text Book of Macro and Semi Micro Qualitative Inorganic Analysis, Longmans, Green & Co. Ltd., London, 1967, p. 637.Google Scholar
  15. 15.
    L. F. KIRCHENKO, Z. Z. VYSOTSKII, Dokl. Akad. Nauk SSSR, 175 (1967) 635.Google Scholar
  16. 16.
    L. R. SNYDER, Principles of Adsorption Chromatography, Dekker, New York, 1968, p. 163–168.Google Scholar
  17. 17.
    H. W. KOHLSCHÜTTER, L. SCHAEFER, Z. Anal. Chem., 245 (1969) 129.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  18. 18.
    L. H. ALLEN, E. MATIJEVIC, J. Coll. Int. Sci., 33 (1970) 421.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  19. 19.
    K. UNGER, F. VYDRA, J. Inorg. Nucl. Chem., 30 (1968) 1975.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  20. 20.
    G. A. PARKS, Chem. Rev., 65 (1965) 185.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  21. 21.
    R. L. BURWELL, R. G. PEARSON, G. L. HULLER, P. B. TJOK, S. P. CHOCK, Inorg. Chem., 4 (1965) 1123.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Akadémiai Kiadó 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. K. Bhattacharyya
    • 1
  • S. Basu
    • 1
  1. 1.Nuclear Chemistry DivisionSaha Institute of Nuclear PhysicsCalcutta-9(India)

Personalised recommendations