Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry

, Volume 258, Issue 1, pp 107–112 | Cite as

Determination of soft X-ray emitting isotopes in radioactive liquid wastes of nuclear power plants

  • I. Gresits
  • S. Tölgyesi


The 59Ni and 55Fe radioisotopes were measured in radioactive wastes of some European nuclear power plants. A sample preparation method was developed that starts with the digestion in an oxygen atmosphere at an overpressure in a closed Berthelot calorimeter bomb. The detection limits for 59Ni and 55Fe were measured and calculated in the presence of high background activities from 60Co, 137Cs and 241Am isotopes.


Oxygen Atmosphere Inorganic Chemistry Detection Limit Sample Preparation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Gresits
    • 1
  • S. Tölgyesi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Chemical TechnologyBudapest University of Technology and EconomicsBudapestHungary

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