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  • 1 Netherlans Energy Research Foundation P. O. Box 1 1755 ZG Petten /N.H./ The Netherlands
  • 2 Tajoura Nuclear Research Centre Tripoli Libya
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Abstract  

The interferences by uranium fission on the determination by neutron activation analysis of Zr, Mo, Ru, La, Ce, Nd and Sm are investigated for the Argonaut-type Low Flux Reactor at ECN, Petten, The Netherlands. In addition, the spectral interference of the determination of Sm by239Np is considered. The experimental values for fission yields are found to be in good agreement with calculated values based on recent cross-section compilations.