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Acid dissolution method for the analysis of plutonium in soil

E. L Whittaker

Acid dissolution method for the analysis of plutonium in soil

evaluation of an interlaboratory collaborative test and comparison with results of a fusion method test

by E. L Whittaker

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Published by Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, [Office of Monitoring and Technical Support], Environmental Monitoring and Support Laboratory, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Las Vegas, Nev, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plutonium,
  • Chemistry, Analytic -- Quantitative,
  • Soil pollution

  • Edition Notes

    StatementE. L. Whittaker and G. E. Grothaus, Quality Assurance Branch, Monitoring Systems Research and Development Division, Environmental Monitoring and Support Laboratory
    SeriesInteragency energy-environment research and development program report ; EPA-600/7-79-081, Research reporting series -- EPA-600/7-79-081
    ContributionsGrothaus, G. E., joint author, Environmental Monitoring and Support Laboratory (Las Vegas, Nev.). Monitoring Systems Research and Development Division. Quality Assurance Branch
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 60 p. :
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13602850M

    The major application of plutonium has been in nuclear weapons, where the isotope plutonium was a key component due to its ease of fission and availability. Plutonium-based designs allow reducing the critical mass to about a third of that for uranium Volume , Issue 1, October ISSN: (Print) (Online) Total dissolution of environmental and biological samples by closed-vessel microwave digestion for radiometric analysis. New fecal method for plutonium and americium. S. T. Nichols Pages

    • Method of standard additions is essentially generating a calibration curve with spiked samples • Run analysis with unspiked sample then run analysis of several samples with various concentrations of the analyte of interest spiked into each sample. • Generally want samples spanning multiples of 3x to 5x the expected concentrations. Jul 26,  · AbstractDissolution of geological reference materials by fusion with ammonium bifluoride, NH4HF2 or ABF, was evaluated for its potential use in post-detonation nuclear forensics. The fusion procedure was optimized such that the total dissolution time was Cited by: 6.

    Standard Test Method for Analysis of Zinc-5 % Aluminum-Mischmetal Alloys by ICP Emission Spectrometry: Standard Test Method for Radiochemical Determination of Plutonium in Soil by Alpha Spectroscopy: ASTM C Standard Test Method for Determination of Impurities in Plutonium: Acid Dissolution, Ion Exchange Matrix. Because the mission of the Hanford Site was to provide plutonium for defense purposes, the amount of plutonium lost to the wastes was relatively small. The best estimate of the amount of plutonium lost to all the waste tanks is about kg. Given uncertainties in the measurements, some estimates are as high as kg (Roetman et al., ).Cited by: 4.


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Acid dissolution method for the analysis of plutonium in soil by E. L Whittaker Download PDF EPUB FB2

EPA/ March ACID DISSOLUTION METHOD FOR THE ANALYSIS OF PLUTONIUM IN SOIL Evaluation of an interlaboratory collaborative test and comparison with results of a fusion method test by E.

Whittaker and G. Grothaus Quality Assurance Branch Monitoring Systems Research and Development Division Environmental Monitoring and Support Laboratory Las Vegas. Get this from a library. Acid dissolution method for the analysis of plutonium in soil: evaluation of an interlaboratory collaborative test and comparison with results of a fusion method test.

[E L Whittaker; Environmental Monitoring and Support Laboratory (Las Vegas, Nev.); United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Research and Development.]. Pulok K. Mukherjee, in Quality Control and Evaluation of Herbal Drugs, Preparation of the Sample. The wet digestion method is carried out in an open system using dried plant extract (– mg) of air-dried plant material.

The digestion mixture (1 mL) is added and the crucible is then covered. The complete system is then placed in an oven with a controlled temperature. The primary factor for the production of plutonium ingot is the recovery of plutonium from the reactants. Unreacted plutonium means not only less product but expensive reprocessing to recover the unreacted fraction.

Impure plutonium metal and oxide may be made into a pure oxalate by dissolution in a nitric acid and aluminum nitrate solution. This study showed that the acid dissolution method was less time-consuming and more economical than the fusion method; therefore, an acid dissolution method, similar to that used for the measurement of plutonium in soil (USAEC, ), was chosen for the present method.

C Standard Test Method for Determination of Impurities in Plutonium: Acid Dissolution, Ion Exchange Matrix Separation, and Inductively Coupled Plasma-Atomic Emission Spectroscopic (ICP/AES) Analysis. C Standard Test Method for the Analysis of RefrigerantPlus Other Carbon-Containing and Fluorine-Containing Compounds in.

Rapid Method for. Ra in Soil Incorporating the Fusion of Soil and Soil Related Matrices. 4 Revision 0. Summary of Method The method is based on the complete fusion of a representative, finely ground 1-gram aliquant of dried sample with no insoluble residue remaining after dissolution of the fused melt in acid.

C Test Method for Determination of Impurities in Plutonium: Acid Dissolution, Ion Exchange Matrix Separation, and Inductively Coupled Plasma-Atomic Emission Spectroscopic (ICP/AES) Analysis C Test Method for The Analysis of RefrigerantPlus Other Carbon-Containing and Fluorine-Containing Compounds in Uranium Hexafluoride via.

The work on operational Hg speciation as non-humic bound, humic acid, fulvic acid bound proceeds from the established status-quo on distribution of mercury of soil organic matter.

Figures. @article{osti_, title = {Sequential isotopic determination of strontium, thorium, plutonium, uranium, and americium in environmental samples}, author = {Bakhtiar, S.N. and Wu, Chuan-Fu and Lee, Yun Ko and Inn, K.G.W.}, abstractNote = {Environmental samples, such as water, soil, air, and vegetation, are frequently collected and analyzed for both emergency and routine effluent and.

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The ssmple was then centrifuged, dried, and weighed, and the. Search Document Center's online database of US and international standards, place orders for documents, learn about the Standard Test Method for Determination of Impurities in Plutonium: Acid Dissolution, Ion Exchange Matrix Separation, and Inductively Coupled Plasma-Atomic Emission Spectroscopic (ICP/AES) Analysis Standard Test Method.

This chapter describes and evaluates the LLNL environmental sampling program. The assessment is based on a d visit in October by two committee members to review the environmental laboratory directed by W. Robison at LLNL, on evaluation of data provided directly to the committee by W.

Two methods for the extraction of plutonium from a natural reference soil were compared. The first method (a direct digestion in nitric acid) is suitable for the determination of plutonium in.

Plutonium determination in soil by leaching and ion-exchange separation. Analysis of plutonium in biological and environmental materials. Rapid dissolution of plutonium in soil by fusion with ammonium hydrogen sulfate followed by plutonium determination by ion exchange and alpha consumersnewhomeconstruction.com by: The presence of substantial amounts of manganese in a series of soil samples (about p.p.m.) led to the failure of an established method for the determination of Am in soils and environmental samples.

A review of alternative approaches led to the development. ASTM Method D should be used for qualitative analysis of plutonium and in aqueous and liquid phase samples. EPA NAREL Rapid Method for Fusion of Soil and Soil-Related Matrices should be used for qualitative analysis of plutonium and and uranium, andin soil and sediment samples.

Book 5, Laboratory Analysis Techniques and Methods 5–B8 U.S. Department of the Interior analysts applying these methods to high-iron soil extracts, acid mine drainage water, or pore water from low-oxygen bed centration trend analysis across this method-change boundary should be negligible.

Paired t-test statistical analyses of Cited by: 1. Scope. This test method covers the determination of 25 elements in plutonium (Pu) materials. The Pu is dissolved in acid, the Pu matrix is separated from the target impurities by an ion exchange separation, and the concentrations of the impurities are determined by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy (ICP-AES).

This International Standard specifies an analytical method for determining the solubility in nitric acid of plutonium in pellets of unirradiated mixed oxide fuel (light-water reactor fuels). The results provide information about the expected dissolution behaviour of irradiated pellets under.

Need help? Chat now. Live Chat - Free Trial - Webinar - Feedback Cart (0).The Hardcover of the Environmental Radiochemical Analysis by Peter Warwick, Royal Society of Chemistry | at Barnes & Noble. Low Level Liquid Scintillation Counting in a Deep Underground Laboratory: Background Reduction Aspects; Complete Dissolution of Soil Samples by Thermochromatographic Studies on the Separation of Plutonium from Soil Author: Peter Warwick.ASTM C Current.

Current The latest, up-to-date edition Standard Test Method for Determination of Impurities in Plutonium: Acid Dissolution, Ion Exchange Matrix Separation, and Inductively Coupled Plasma-Atomic Emission Spectroscopic (ICP/AES) Analysis TEST METHOD FOR ANALYSIS OF ISOTOPIC COMPOSITION OF URANIUM IN NUCLEAR.