Journal of Radioanalytical Chemistry

, Volume 51, Issue 1, pp 133–141 | Cite as

Utilization of radiochemical and mass-spectrometric analysis of the spent fuel of the A-1 power plant for non-destructive burn-up determination

  • V. Petényi
  • Š. Rohár
  • F. Šebesta
  • J. Sedláček
Analytical Chemistry of Nuclear Fuel Cycle


During the burning-up fuel in a nuclear reactor, changes in the isotopic composition of the fuel as well as in the reactor power generation take place. To explain these effects, destructive radiochemical analyses of the spent fuel were carried out. The results obtained have been used for the calibration of non-destructive burn-up determination and for the evaluation of simple computer codes. The main results of the codes as well as the methods applied for the separation of radionuclides studied are presented.


Plutonium Fuel Assembly Spend Fuel Radiochemical Analysis Dibenzoylmethane 
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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Petényi
    • 1
  • Š. Rohár
    • 1
  • F. Šebesta
    • 2
  • J. Sedláček
    • 2
  1. 1.Nuclear Power Plants Research InstituteBohunice(Czechoslovakia)
  2. 2.Department of Nuclear ChemistryTechnical University of PraguePrague 1(Czechoslovakia)

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