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Journal of Radioanalytical Chemistry

, Volume 77, Issue 1, pp 87–96 | Cite as

Polarographic behaviour of uranium (VI) in organic solutions

  • C. A. Degueldre
  • M. Meklati
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Abstract

Polarographic determination of uranium (VI) has been studied in the organic extraction phase TBP—diluent along with a selected aprotic solvent (i. e. dimethyl sulfoxide or N,N-dimethylformamide). DMF was found more suitable because it dissolves the organic extraction phase better than DMSO. U (VI) extracted in TBP-kerosene, n-hexane, cyclohexane, n-dodecane, benzene, from nitric acid medium can be determined in an organic solution (e. g. 50% DMF-30% TBP-20% kerosene) where it gives a well defined wave. In the organic solution, nitric acid added and/or extracted from the aqueous phase was found as an excellent supporting electrolyte for uranium determination.

Keywords

Uranium Kerosene Polarography Uranyl Nitrate Reduction Wave 
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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. A. Degueldre
    • 1
  • M. Meklati
    • 1
  1. 1.Division des Materiaux NucleairesCentre des Sciences et de la Technologie NucléairesAlgiers(Algeria)

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