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The accurate assay of plutonium in samples of sintered material has proven to pose occasionally problems to analytical laboratories. This also reflects in the analytical uncertainties quoted in the 1993 International Target Values. Methods requiring complete sample dissolution compete with methods directly applicable to the undissolved pellets. In a comparative investigation MOX pellets were analyzed using different measurement techniques and the results were subjected to a comparative evaluation

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Authors: MAYER K, ITU Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe (DE);OTTMAR CROMBOOM O, ITU Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe (DE);CASTELYN K, ITU Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe (DE)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: ESARDA 99, Seville (ES), 4-6th May (1999)
Availability: Available free of charge from CCR Ispra (IT)
Record Number: 199911348 / Last updated on: 1999-09-10
Original language: en
Available languages: en