Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry

, Volume 275, Issue 1, pp 115–119 | Cite as

Comparative study on sorption of individual and coupling cesium and selenium on mudrock

  • Chuan-Pin Lee
  • Shih-Chin Tsai
  • Yuan-Yaw Wei
  • Shi-Ping Teng
  • Chun-Nan Hsu


This study focused on sorption mechanism of Cs and Se in mudrock by batch techniques. Batch kinetics tests have been conducted with carriers 10 4M CsCl and SeO2 by using individual and coupling radiotracers of 137Cs and 75Se. The distribution coefficients (K d ) of Cs in synthetic groundwater (GW) and seawater (SW) showed that there is no interference between individual and coupling value (13 and 6 ml/g). Moreover, individual and coupling K d ) (80 and 40 ml/g) of Se in GW and SW are in agreement with Cs. It is quite clear that the sorption mechanisms of Cs and Se on mudrock are independent and different by using radiotracer’s technique.


Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis Batch Test Sorption Mechanism Selenium Dioxide Radiotracer Technique 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chuan-Pin Lee
    • 1
  • Shih-Chin Tsai
    • 2
  • Yuan-Yaw Wei
    • 2
  • Shi-Ping Teng
    • 3
  • Chun-Nan Hsu
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biomedical Engineering and Environmental SciencesNational Tsing Hua UniversityHsinchuChina
  2. 2.Nuclear Science and Technology Development CenterNational Tsing Hua UniversityHsinchuChina
  3. 3.Department of Engineering and System ScienceNational Tsing Hua UniversityHsinchuChina

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