Author: T. Kimura 1
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  • 1 Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute Department of Chemistry Tokai-mura 319-11 Ibaraki-ken Japan
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Abstract  

The extraction behaviour of Th(IV) and U(VI) in extraction chromatography has been investigated on the basis of partition and infrared studies. The stationary phase was purified undiluted TBP supported on Amberlite XAD-4 and the mobile phase was nitric acid. The results have shown that the equilibria for the extraction of Th(IV) and U(VI) by the TBP/XAD-4 resin agreed very closely with those in solvent extraction.