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Atomic Energy

, Volume 92, Issue 4, pp 317–321 | Cite as

Determination of 234U Content in Uranium from Different Deposits

  • G. S. Solov'ev
  • A. V. Saprygin
  • I. S. Izrailevich
  • A. A. Makarov
Article

Abstract

234U content fluctuations due to many factors are observed in natural uranium obtained for nuclear power production needs. At the same time, the specifications for enriched uranium provide strict requirements for uranium content. These requirements can be satisfied only with timely monitoring of uranium for enrichment.

To this end, a method of mass-spectrometric determination of uranium content in samples of uranium-containing ores was developed. The 234U content in ore samples and concentrates from 20 deposits, located in Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Czechoslovakia, and Germany, was determined.

Keywords

Russia Uranium Kazakhstan 234U Power Production 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. S. Solov'ev
    • 1
  • A. V. Saprygin
    • 1
  • I. S. Izrailevich
    • 1
  • A. A. Makarov
    • 1
  1. 1.Urals Electrochemical CombineRussian

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