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  • 1 Shanghai University Shanghai Applied Radiation Institute, School of Environmental and Chemical Engineering Shanghai 201800 P.R. China
  • | 2 China Institute of Atomic Energy Radiochemistry Department P. O. Box 275(26) Beijing 102413 P.R. China
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Abstract  

This paper reports the study of hydrogen and carbon monoxide produced by radiation degradation of N, N-dimethylhydroxylamine (DMHA). The results show that when the concentration of DMHA is between 0.1M–0.5M and the dose is between 10–1000 kGy, the volume fraction of hydrogen is very high and increases with the dose. The volume fraction of hydrogen is little dependent on the concentration of DMHA at lower dose but increases with increasing concentration of DMHA at higher dose. The volume fraction of carbon monoxide is very low.