Standard Test Methods for Chemical, Mass Spectrometric, Spectrochemical, Nuclear, and Radiochemical Analysis of Nuclear-Grade Plutonium Nitrate Solutions
|Publication Date:||1 September 2018|
|ICS Code (Fissile materials and nuclear fuel technology):||27.120.30|
These test methods cover procedures for the chemical, mass spectrometric, spectrochemical, nuclear, and radiochemical analysis of nuclear-grade plutonium nitrate solutions to determine compliance with specifications. 1.2 The analytical procedures appear in the following order:
Sections Plutonium by Controlled-Potential
Plutonium by Amperometric Titration with Iron(II) 2
Plutonium by Diode Array Spectrophotometry Free Acid by Titration in an Oxalate Solution 8 to 15
Free Acid by Iodate Precipitation-Potent
Uranium by Arsenazo I Spectrophotometric Test Method 23 to 33
Thorium by Thorin Spectrophotometric Test Method 34 to 42
Iron by 1,10-Phenanthroline Spectrophotometric Test Method 43 to 50
Impurities by ICP-AES Chloride by Thiocyanate Spectrophotometric Test Method 51 to 58
Fluoride by Distillation-Spectro
Sulfate by Barium Sulfate Turbidimetric Test Method 67 to 74
Isotopic Composition by Mass Spectrometry 75 to 76
Plutonium-238 Isotopic Abundance by Alpha Spectrometry Americium-241 by Extraction and Gamma Counting 77 to 85
Americium-241 by Gamma Counting 86 to 94
Gamma-Emitting Fission Products, Uranium, and Thorium by Gamma-Ray Spectroscopy 94 to 102
Rare Earths by Copper Spark Spectrochemical Test Method 103 to 105
Tungsten, Niobium (Columbium), and Tantalum by Spectrochemical Test Method 106 to 114
Sample Preparation for Spectrographic Analysis for General Impurities 115 to 118
The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
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