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Fast neutron activation analysis

John W. McKlveen

Fast neutron activation analysis

elemental data base

by John W. McKlveen

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Published by Ann Arbor Science Publishers in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear activation analysis -- Tables.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 306.

    Statementby John W. McKlveen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQD606 .M37
    The Physical Object
    Pagination306 p. :
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4126441M
    ISBN 100250404060
    LC Control Number80084680

    Get this from a library! Fast neutron activation analysis: elemental data base. [John W McKlveen]. Suggested Citation:"Principles of Neutron Activation Analysis."National Research Council. Neutron Activation Techniques for the Measurement of Trace Metals in Environmental Samples.

    Neutron activation analysis (NAA) is an analytical technique that relies on the measurement of gamma rays emitted from a sample that was irradiated by neutrons. The rate at which gamma rays are emitted from an element in a sample is directly proportional to the concentration of that element. Prompt gamma neutron activation analysis and pulsed fast thermal neutron activation are based on a subatomic reaction between a low energy neutron and the nucleus of an atom. When a thermal, or rather low energy neutron (neutron and the.

    Fast Neutron Activation Analysis (FNAA) Source: Element Analysis Corporation The specific isotope of interest is identified both by the energy and the half-life of the observed gamma ray while the concentration of the element is determined by measuring the intensity of the gamma ray at a known point in time after the neutron irradiation of the. AbstractThe application of a Fast Neutron Activation Analysis (FNAA) technique on samples of pure gold, irradiated by a plasma focus of 7 kJ, has been investigated. The reaction was the inelastic scattering of neutrons, Au(n,n'γ) Au Size: 61KB.


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The fast neutron activation (FNA) technology was an outgrowth of attempts to get more information than nitrogen content from neutron interrogation approaches. In FNA, high-energy neutrons, rather than thermalized neutrons, are used to scan the contents of a container. Fast neutron activation analysis: Elemental data base [McKlveen, John W] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Fast neutron activation analysis: Elemental data baseCited by: 7. Fast-neutron activation analysis can detect errors in the classical coal analysis.

It can give stoichiometric balances if other data are correct and thus help the chemist to provide the coal upgrading engineer with necessary information rapidly while the tests are being conducted.

The analysis of thin films for silicon, oxygen and aluminum by fast neutron activation. Thin Solid Films2 (), DOI: /(68) R. Van Grieken, R. Gijbels, A. Speecke, J. Hoste.

The determination of silicon in steel by mev neutron activation by:   History. Almost eighty years ago inGeorge de Hevesy and Hilde Levi published the first paper on the process of neutron activation analysis.

They had discovered that rare earth elements such as dysprosium became radioactive after being activated by thermal neutrons from a radon-beryllium ( Ra + Be) source. Neutron Activation Analysis (NAA) is a quantitative and qualitative method of high efficiency for the precise determination of a number of main-components and trace elements in different types of samples.

emitted fast neutrons, in NAA the neutron generators are used for the determination Size: KB. shields is called epithermal neutron activation analysis (ENAA). The fast neutron component of the neutron spectrum (energies above 0.

5 MeV) consists of Fast neutron activation analysis book primary fission neutrons which still. Fission is triggered when a fissionable target nucleus captures thermal or fast neutrons.

This neutron reaction splits the target nucleus into two lighter nuclei and an average of 2 to 3 neutrons is emitted in case of U by thermal neutron bombardment. Fast-neutron activation methods have been developed for determining titanium and niobium.

Scandium formed by the (n,p) reaction on titanium and yttrium formed by the (n,α) reaction on niobium have been used for determining these elements. Irradiations were carried out in the swimming-pool reactor “Apsar.

Medical applications, including radiography, radiotherapy, in vivo neutron activation analysis, boron neutron therapy, collimated neutron beams, and dosimetry; This book reflects the exciting developments in both fundamental nuclear physics and the application of fast.

@article{osti_, title = {Activation analysis with neutron generators}, author = {Nargolwalla, S S and Przybylowicz, E P}, abstractNote = {Topics covered are: principles of the technique; production and interaction of fast neutrons; the neutron generator; radiation hazards and shielding considerations for neutron generator facilities.

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A method for a relatively rapid and accurate determination of silicon in sputum by activation analysis is described. The method has been developed to identify and separate the cases of silicosis from those of pulmonary sputum is digested by trypsin. Neutron activation analysis Neutron activation analysis (NAA) is a nuclear process used for determining the concentra‐ tions of elements in a vast amount of materials.

NAA relies on excitation by. analysis (NAA) and prompt gamma neutron activation analysis in combination with high count rate spectrometers. Traditional NGs have been shown to be effective for applications including borehole logging, homeland security, nuclear medicine and on-line analysis of aluminium, coal and cement.

Pulsed fast thermal neutron analysis,File Size: 2MB. Fast neutron generators are used at Texas A & M University to provide a supply of high energy neutrons for nuclear analytical measurements.

A series of neutron activation analysis procedures have been developed for determining various major, minor and trace constituents in a variety of materials. These procedures are primarily developed to compliment our reactor based NAA Cited by: 5.

Fast-Neutron Activation Analysis Introduction Fast-neutron generators Laboratories shielded for fast-neutron activation analysis Determination of oxygen by fast-neutron activation Procedure Determination of silicon by fast-neutron activation Procedure Appendix 1.

Gravimetric Factors Appendix 2. Analytical Quality Reagents for Stock Solutions in. The categories of NAA covered are instrumental neutron activation analysis, epithermal neutron activation analysis, radiochemical neutron activation analysis, 14 MeV fast neutron activation analysis, delayed neutron activation analysis, and prompt gamma activation analysis.

Neutron activation analysis is a chemical analysis technique that may be used to determine the average (bulk) concentrations of major, minor, and trace elements in a sample.

It may be used to measure the concentration of a single element or, more often, to measure the concentrations of many elements, as part of a chemical characterization of a.

Neutron activation analysis (NAA) is a highly sensitive and accurate method of assaying bulk materials for trace levels of many elements. This article provides a detailed account on several types of NAA, namely, nondestructive and radiochemical thermal neutron activation, delayed neutron counting, epithermal and MeV fast neutron activation, and prompt gamma activation analysis.

Fast A fast neutron is a free neutron with a kinetic energy level close to 1 M eV ( T J/kg), hence a speed of 14, km/s, or higher. They are named fast neutrons to distinguish them from lower-energy thermal neutrons, and high-energy neutrons produced in cosmic showers or accelerators.

Fast neutrons are produced by nuclear processes. In response to this need, fast neutron activation analysis (FNAA) has emerged as an important tool for providing highly accurate quantitative information on the oxygen content in magnesium alloys.

Oxygen levels from less than 50 to several thousand ppm have been observed in these alloys, with the highest levels concentrated at the top center of Cited by: 2. Overview Neutron activation analysis is a sensitive multi-element analytical technique used for both qualitative and quantitative analysis of major, minor, trace and rare elements.

NAA was discovered in by Hevesy and Levi, who found that samples containing certain rare earth elements became highly radioactive after exposure to a source of.