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Radiochemistry

, Volume 47, Issue 5, pp 510–515 | Cite as

Procedure for Simultaneous Determination of Uranium and Transuranium Elements in Groundwater and Liquid Radioactive Wastes from the Shelter

  • A. A. Odintsov
  • E. M. Pazukhin
  • V. E. Khan
Article

Abstract

An ion-exchange procedure for simultaneous determination of 234U, 235U, 236U, 238U, 238Pu, 239 + 240Pu, 241Am, and 244Cm in groundwater and liquid radioactive wastes is described. The concentration and separation of U and Pu are performed on AV-17 anion exchanger in the chloride form from 9 M HCl. Am and Cm are separated from rare-earth elements by step-by-step elution from KU-2 cation-exchange resin in the NH 4 + form with α-hydroxyisobutyric acid (pH 4.75). Finally, U, Pu, Am, and Cm are determined α-spectrometrically.

Keywords

Chloride Uranium Anion Exchanger Simultaneous Determination Radioactive Waste 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. A. Odintsov
    • 1
  • E. M. Pazukhin
    • 1
  • V. E. Khan
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for NPP Safety ProblemsNational Academy of Sciences of UkraineChernobyl, Kiev OblastUkraine

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