TITLE

Rapid determination of Pu, Pu, Am and Sr in radioactive waste using combined SPE sorbents AnaLig Pu02, AnaLig Sr01 and TRU Resin

AUTHOR(S)
Dulanská, Silvia; Remenec, Boris; Mátel, L'ubomír; Durkot, Erik
PUB. DATE
July 2012
SOURCE
Journal of Radioanalytical & Nuclear Chemistry;Jul2012, Vol. 293 Issue 1, p81
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A rapid separation method has been developed which allows measurement of plutonium, americium and strontium isotopes in the radioactive sludge from Nuclear power plant A1 Jaslovske Bohunice (NPP A1) with high chemical recoveries and effective removal of matrix interferences. This method uses different commercial products stacked AnaLig Pu02, AnaLig Sr01 and TRU Resin cartridges from IBC Advanced Technologies and Eichrom Technologies. The method allows the rapid separation of plutonium, strontium and americium using a single multi-stage column in the vacuum box (cartridge technology) with rapid flow rates to minimize sample separation time. The Pu, Pu and Am were determined by alpha spectroscopy, Sr was counted on TRICARB 2900 TR by Cerenkov counting of its progeny Y.
ACCESSION #
76447102

 

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