15. Nuclear Applications

  1. Prof. Dr. Frank Vanhaecke3 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Patrick Degryse4
  1. Scott C. Szechenyi1 and
  2. Michael E. Ketterer2

Published Online: 21 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527650484.ch15

Isotopic Analysis: Fundamentals and Applications Using ICP-MS

Isotopic Analysis: Fundamentals and Applications Using ICP-MS

How to Cite

Szechenyi, S. C. and Ketterer, M. E. (2012) Nuclear Applications, in Isotopic Analysis: Fundamentals and Applications Using ICP-MS (eds F. Vanhaecke and P. Degryse), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527650484.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Ghent University, Department of Analytical Chemistry, Krijgslaan 281-S12, 9000 Ghent, Belgium

  2. 4

    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Center for Archaeological Sciences, Celestijnenlaan 200E, 3001 Leuven, Belgium

Author Information

  1. 1

    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, P.O. Box 999, MSIN: J4-70, Richland, WA 99352, USA

  2. 2

    Northern Arizona University, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Box 5698, Flagstaff, AZ 86011-5698, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 JUN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527328963

Online ISBN: 9783527650484

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Keywords:

  • nuclear applications;
  • radioisotopes;
  • isotope ratios;
  • inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry;
  • uranium;
  • plutonium

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Rationale

  • Process Control and Monitoring in the Nuclear Industry

  • Isotopic Studies of the Distribution of U and Pu in the Environment

  • Nuclear Forensics

  • Prospects for Future Developments

  • Acknowledgment

  • References