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  • 1 National Bureau of Standards Center for Analytical Chemistry 20899 Gaithersburg MD (USA)
  • | 2 The Pennsylvania State University-Altoona Campus Physics Department 16603 Altoona PA (USA)
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Abstract  

The predominant use of the nuclear track technique (NTT) in analytical chemistry has been to measure the prompt charged particle emission from neutron induced reactions with stable or fissile nuclides of selected elements. This work describes the use of the NTT for determining bismuth via delayed alpha particle emission from the decay of210P. This technique is sensitive and reliable since alpha track counting is highly efficient and can provide information, on elemental spatial distributions. Bismuth determinations in various materials by this technique appears possible to at least the 1.0 microgram per gram level.

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Journal of Radionalytical and Nuclear Chemistry
Language English
Size A4
Year of
Foundation
1968
Volumes
per Year
1
Issues
per Year
12
Founder Akadémiai Kiadó
Founder's
Address
H-1117 Budapest, Hungary 1516 Budapest, PO Box 245.
Publisher Akadémiai Kiadó
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
Publisher's
Address
H-1117 Budapest, Hungary 1516 Budapest, PO Box 245.
CH-6330 Cham, Switzerland Gewerbestrasse 11.
Responsible
Publisher
Chief Executive Officer, Akadémiai Kiadó
ISSN 0236-5731 (Print)
ISSN 1588-2780 (Online)