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  • 1 University of Amsterdam Laboratory for Analytical Chemistry Amsterdam (The Netherlands)
  • 2 Netherlands Energy Research Foundation Petten (N.H.) P.O. Box 1 Petten (N.H.) (The Netherlands)
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Accuracy and precision of instrumental neutron activation analysis, based on short-lived radionuclides, are considered. Equations are derived for both quantitives as a function of concentration and features of the γ-ray spectrum. The determination of vanadium by way of52V(T=3.75 min) is used as an example.