Emanation Thermal Analysis as a Method for Diffusion Structural Diagnostics of Zircon and Brannerite Minerals

  • Vladimír BalekEmail author
  • Iraida M. Bountseva
  • Igor von Beckman
Part of the Hot Topics in Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry book series (HTTC, volume 8)


Emanation thermal analysis (ETA) [1–3] based on the measurement of the radon release from samples, is one of the methods used in the diffusion structure diagnostics of solids. Changes in surface morphology and microstructure of solids during their thermal treatments and changes due to chemical, mechanical or radiation interactions can be studied by the emanation thermal analysis method.


Emanation Rate Recoil Nucleus Subsurface Defect Emanation Thermal Analysis Structure Irregularity 
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Authors thank to the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic for the support (Project MSM 2672244501).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vladimír Balek
    • 1
    Email author
  • Iraida M. Bountseva
    • 2
  • Igor von Beckman
    • 2
  1. 1.Nuclear Research Institute Řež, plcŘežCzech Republic
  2. 2.Faculty of ChemistryMoscow MV Lomonosov State UniversityMoscowRussia

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