The effective resonance energy as a parameter in (n, γ) activation analysis with reactor neutrons

S. Jovanović, F. De Corte, A. Simonits, L. Moens, P. Vukotić, J. Hoste

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Abstract

In absolute or comparator standardization methods of (n, γ) activation analysis with reactor neutrons, the epithermal neutron flux nonideality, if neglected, max lead to significant errors on the analytical result. The concept of the effective resonance energy {Mathematical expression}, introduced to correct for this effect, is reviewed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)177-185
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry Articles
Volume113
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1 1987

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Nuclear Energy and Engineering
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Pollution
  • Spectroscopy
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis

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