Volume reduction of water samples to increase sensitivity for radioassay of lead contamination

@article{AguilarArevalo2022VolumeRO,
  title={Volume reduction of water samples to increase sensitivity for radioassay of lead contamination},
  author={Alexis A. Aguilar-Arevalo and C. Canet and Miguel {\'A}ngel Cruz-P{\'e}rez and Alexander Deisting and Adriana Dias and Juan Carlos D'Olivo and Francisco Favela-P{\'e}rez and E. A. Garc{\'e}s and A. Gonz{\'a}lez Mu{\~n}oz and Jaime Octavio Guerra-Pulido and Javier Mancera-Alejandrez and Daniel Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}n-L{\'a}mbarri and Marina Martinez Montero and J. R. Monroe and Sean Paling and Simon J. M. Peeters and Paul Scovell and C. T{\"u}rkoğlu and Eric V{\'a}zquez-J{\'a}uregui and Joseph Walding},
  journal={Applied Water Science},
  year={2022},
  volume={12}
}
The World Health Organisation (WHO) presents an upper limit for lead in drinking water of 10 parts per billion ppb. Typically, to reach this level of sensitivity, expensive metrology is required. To increase the sensitivity range of low-cost devices, this paper explores the prospects of using a volume reduction technique of a boiled water sample doped with Lead-210 (210\documentclass[12pt]{minimal} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{wasysym} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage… 

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