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Journal of Radioanalytical Chemistry

, Volume 75, Issue 1–2, pp 145–151 | Cite as

Non-destructive determination of niobium in steel by neutron activation followed by X-ray spectrometry

  • M. Mantel
  • C. Shenberg
  • M. S. Rapaport
Physical Methods Section

Abstract

Neutron activation followed by X-ray spectrometry and magnetic deflection of interfering β particles is applied to the non-destructive determination of niobium in steels. AMS 5643 (17-4PH) and B.C.S. No. 320–330 steel samples containing Nb in the range of 0.02–0.3% were analyzed. By using Nb2O5 in cellulose as standard, an overall error of ±20% was obtained.

Keywords

Niobium Neutron Activation Steel Sample Magnetic Deflection Nondestructive Determination 
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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Mantel
    • 1
  • C. Shenberg
    • 1
  • M. S. Rapaport
    • 1
  1. 1.Soreq Nuclear Research CentreYavne(Israel)

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