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Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry

, Volume 300, Issue 3, pp 1141–1149 | Cite as

Determination of trace concentrations of transmuted stable nuclides in TMD detectors using PGAA

  • I. Tomandl
  • L. Viererbl
  • P. Kudějová
  • Z. Lahodová
  • V. Klupák
  • M. Fikrle
Article

Abstract

The capability of prompt gamma-ray activation analysis (PGAA) for neutron fluence dosimetry by means of transmutation detectors is reported. The metallic foils of Ni, Au, Cu and Nb and the small piece of Ge crystal, which were irradiated at the LVR-15 reactor at Řež for several days, were selected for analysis by PGAA technique. Concentrations of transmuted stable nuclides in these foils were measured using the PGAA facility installed at the research reactor FRM II in Garching.

Keywords

Reactor dosimetry Neutron fluence Transmutation detector Prompt gamma activation analysis 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This work has been supported by the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (projects TA01010237). This work was performed within the scope of research project FR-Tl1/397 of the Ministry of Industry and Trade. Some of the authors (I.T., L.V., Z.L. and V.K.) are very appreciative to the TU Munich for the hospitality during the PGAA experiments in Garching. The authors are grateful to J. Jolie from University of Cologne for lending \(^{198}\)HgS target material.

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© Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest, Hungary 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Tomandl
    • 1
  • L. Viererbl
    • 2
  • P. Kudějová
    • 3
  • Z. Lahodová
    • 2
  • V. Klupák
    • 2
  • M. Fikrle
    • 1
  1. 1.Nuclear Physics InstituteŘežCzech Republic
  2. 2.Research Centre ŘežŘežCzech Republic
  3. 3.Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum (MLZ)Technische Universität MünchenGarchingGermany

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