Journal of Radioanalytical Chemistry

, Volume 38, Issue 1–2, pp 157–164 | Cite as

Trace analysis of heavy metals in high purity materials by helium-3 activation analysis

  • C. S. Sastri
  • H. Petri
  • G. Erdtmann
Material Sciences and Industrial Applications


A method is described to determine traces of V, Fe, Ni, Zn, Nb and Mo in high purity matrices of niobium, tantalum and tungsten by non-destructive 14 MeV3He activation analysis. The influence of nuclear and γ-ray interferences in the determination of these elements is discussed.


Radionuclide Niobium Tantalum Isochron Product Nuclide 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. S. Sastri
    • 1
  • H. Petri
    • 1
  • G. Erdtmann
    • 1
  1. 1.Zentralabteilung für Chemische AnalysenKernforschungsanlage Jülich GmbHJülich(FRG)

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