Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry

, Volume 311, Issue 2, pp 1545–1550 | Cite as

Sorption of protactinium(V) on extraction chromatographic resins from nitric and hydrochloric solutions

  • V. Ostapenko
  • I. Sinenko
  • E. Arefyeva
  • E. Lapshina
  • S. Ermolaev
  • B. Zhuikov
  • S. Kalmykov


Retention of Pa(V) on the extraction chromatographic resins (DGA, TRU, TEVA, UTEVA and octanol resin) produced by Triskem International Company has been studied. The capacity factor k′ values of Pa(V) were determined in static experiments (batch technique) for a wide concentration range of nitric and hydrochloric acid solutions. The obtained data are useful to devise chromatographic separation of Pa(V) from other actinides.


Capacity factor Protactinium Radionuclide separation DGA TEVA/UTEVA TRU 



The authors are grateful to TrisKem International Company and personally to Dr. Steffen Happel for providing the samples of extraction chromatography resins. The work was partly supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, (Grant No. 16-33-00656).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Lomonosov Moscow State UniversityMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Institute for Nuclear Research of Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  3. 3.National Research Center “Kurchatov Institute” (NRC “Kurchatov Institute”)MoscowRussia

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