activation analysis


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activation analysis

n.
A method for analyzing a material for its component chemical elements by bombarding it with nuclear particles or gamma rays and identifying the resultant radiations.
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Keywords: High purity; Aluminum oxide; Neutron activation analysis (INAA); Trace impurities.
Neutron Activation Analysis. A 1-gram [gamma]-Mn[O.sub.2] is added to 1.5 liters of seawater and they are mixed by magnetically stirring at the speed of 240 rpm in 120 mins.
A pilot study measuring aluminum in bone in Alzheimer's disease and control subjects using in vivo neutron activation analysis. J AIzheimers Dis.
Se concentrations were determined by neutron activation analysis and are expressed as [micro]g Se/g dry weight.
The neutron activation analysis was performed using the 10 MW Budapest Research Reactor [9].
Here a technical report describes the use of neutron activation analysis to determine the provenance of pottery found at the sites.
Kennedy--despite neutron activation analysis proving that the bullet fragments in Kennedy's head came from two bullets fired by the rifle of Lee Harvey Oswald and that no other bullets have been found.
Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis (INAA) as well as Instrumental Photon Activation Analysis (IPAA) have been employed in this work to measure interesting toxicological elements.
Toenail samples were taken from all ten toes and were measured for Se content using neutron activation analysis. Those samples with Se levels greater than 1.5 [micro]g/g were excluded due to the implications of contamination, namely from the use of Se supplementation.
He said these research reactors could be used for education and training, neutron activation analysis, radioisotope production and neutron radiography.
Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis was used to measure the selenium content of toenail clippings.
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