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AMS of the minor plutonium isotopes

Steier, Peter; Hrnecek, E.; Priller, Alfred; Quinto, F.; Froehlich (previously Srncik) , Michaela; Wallner, Anton; Wallner, Gabriele; Winkler, Stephan


VERA, the Vienna Environmental Research Accelerator, is especially equipped for the measurement of actinides, and performs a growing number of measurements on environmental samples. While AMS is not the optimum method for each particular plutonium isotope, the possibility to measure 239Pu, 240Pu, 241Pu, 242Pu and 244Pu on the same AMS sputter target is a great simplification. We have obtained a first result on the global fallout value of 244Pu/239Pu = (5.7 ± 1.0) × 10-5 based on soil samples...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Conference paper
Source: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B 294: Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Accelerator Mass Spectrometry
DOI: 10.1016/j.nimb.2012.06.017


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