Determination of uranium isotopic composition and 236U content of soil samples and hot particles using inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry

  title={Determination of uranium isotopic composition and 236U content of soil samples and hot particles using inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry},
  author={Sergei F. Boulyga and Johanna Sabine Becker},
  journal={Fresenius' Journal of Analytical Chemistry},
  • S. Boulyga, J. Becker
  • Published 1 July 2001
  • Environmental Science
  • Fresenius' Journal of Analytical Chemistry
Abstract As a result of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant (NPP) the environment was contaminated with spent nuclear fuel. The 236U isotope was used in this study to monitor the spent uranium from nuclear fallout in soil samples collected in the vicinity of the Chernobyl NPP. Nuclear track radiography was applied for the identification and extraction of hot radioactive particles from soil samples. A rapid and sensitive analytical procedure was developed for uranium isotopic ratio… 
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