Photothermal spectroscopy of aqueous uranium (VI) media

by R.D Roach

Publisher: UMIST in Manchester

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StatementR.D. Roach ; supervised by R.D. Snook.
ContributionsSnook, R.D., DIAS.
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A Procedural Manual for Measurement of Uranium and Thorium Isotopes Utilizing the USGS-Stanford Finnegan-Mat Introduction Over the past several decades investigators have extensively examined the UUTh systematics of a variety of geologic materials using alpha : Donald D. Shamp. This test method covers the determination of alpha-particle-emitting isotopes of uranium in water by means of chemical separations and alpha pulse-height analysis (also known as alpha-particle spectrometry). Uranium is chemically separated from a water sample by coprecipitation with ferrous hydroxide, anion exchange, and electrodeposition. The test method applies to soluble uranium as well. Photoelectric effect cross-section excited by Cd is higher, corresponding fluorescence yield is higher than excited by Am as well due to characteristics X-ray energy of Cd, & KeV adjacent to absorption edge energy of L(α), KeV, based on the above, excitation efficiency by Cd is higher than Am; The fact Author: Chao Xiong, Liang-quan Ge, Duan Liu, Qing-xian Zhang, Yi Gu, Yao-yao Luo, Jian-kun Zhao. Glenn A. Waychunas, David Singer, and Young-Shin Jun, Exploring competition between the uranium sequestration mechanisms adsorption, nucleation, and (co)precipitation by X-ray scattering and X-ray absorption spectroscopy, APS (Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Lab) beamtime proposal (): In situ time-resolved simultaneous SAXS and.

Gamma spectroscopy is commonly used in nuclear safeguards to measure uranium enrichment. An experimental design has been carried out for the measurement of uranium enrichment using this technique with different software used in safeguards application: MGA, MGA++, PCFRAM and IGA. The main goal is to estimate correctly the uncertainties of the. The Thermo Scientific URANUS mass spectrometer system sets the new industry standard for the reliable day-to-day isotopic analysis of uranium hexafluoride with highest precision. The high performance is beneficial for the evaluation of raw materials (“feed”), control of “products” withenriched U content andcontrol of. Introduction to Atomic Spectroscopy 1. Why does CaOH give a broad band spectrum while barium gives a line spectrum? CaOH is a molecular species that has vibrational and rotational levels. Molecular species are characterized by broad band spectra resulting from transitions among all energy Size: 98KB. For the determination of uranium and plutonium in solution by using X-ray fluorescence analysis, the detection limit by using L line of X-ray is low with comparing one of the K line of X-ray, because the background of the Compton scattering is low and the efficiency of the excitation is high.

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A unique guide to the application and theory of photothermalspectroscopy. This book debunks the myth that photothermal spectroscopy is toocomplicated for practical application to chemical analysis, anddemonstrates the advantages this technique has over conventionalspectroscopy in facilitating extremely sensitive measurements ofoptical absorption in homogeneous by: Photothermal deflection spectroscopy.

Photothermal deflection spectroscopy is a kind of spectroscopy that measures the change in refractive index due to heating of a medium by light. It works via a sort of "mirage effect" where a refractive index gradient exists adjacent to the test sample surface.A probe laser beam is refracted or bent in a manner proportional to the temperature gradient of.

Note: This material is used by permission of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Permission has been granted to display the original text for Chapter 1 of Photothermal Spectroscopy Methods for Chemical Analysis Volume Chemical Analysis: A Series of Monographs on Analytical Chemistry and Its Applications by Stephen E.

Bialkowski, J. Winefordner, Series Editor Photothermal spectroscopy of aqueous uranium book HTML format. Photothermal Spectroscopy George H. Brilmyer, Akira Fujishirna, K.

Santhanam, and Allen J. Bard* Department of Chemistty, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas Photothermal spectroscopy (PTS) involves the use of ther- mistors in contact with the sample to determine the spectral response of highly absorbing Size: KB.

Thermal lens spectrometry and photothermal refraction spectroscopy. Thermal lens spectrometry (TLS) (photothermal-lens spectroscopy, thermal lensing) is based on the periodic formation of a lens-like element in a medium that absorbs laser radiation with the TEM 00 mode (thermal lens effect).The focal distance of the resulting thermal lens depends on the absorbance of the sample.

The impact of calibration standards, spectroscopic data collection method and sample assay into an excess of a known aqueous medium have all previously been investigated in the course of our development of a visible spectroscopy uranium analysis method for uranyl solutions assayed into 1 M H 2 SO 4.

However, uranyl absorption spectroscopic Cited by: 1. Photothermal microspectroscopy (PTMS), alternatively known as photothermal temperature fluctuation (PTTF), is derived from two parent instrumental techniques: infrared spectroscopy and atomic force microscopy (AFM). In one particular type of AFM, known as scanning thermal microscopy (SThM), the imaging probe is a sub-miniature temperature sensor, which may be a thermocouple or a resistance.

Photothermal deflection spectroscopy (PDS) has been applied to the study of uranium oxide electrochemistry. PDS measures the optical absorption of the. Photothermal Correlation Spectroscopy of Gold Nanoparticles in Solution† Article in The Journal of Physical Chemistry C (27) July with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

NEW APPROACHES TO PHOTOTHERMAL SPECTROSCOPY N.M. Amer Laurence Berkeley Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley, CaU.S.A. Resum6 - On passe en revue quelques dgveloppements rgcents en spectroscopie et en detection phototherrnique.

Abstract - Recent developments in photothermal spectroscopy and detection are. Laser excitation spectroscopy, recently applied to uranium enrichment research at LLL, has produced a wealth of new and vitally needed information about the uranium atom and its excited states.

Among the data amassed by LLL have been a large number of cross sections, almost a hundred radiative lifetimes, and many level assignments. Rydberg File Size: KB. Near-infrared (NIR) reflectance spectroscopy was examined as a potential tool for the determination of forensic signatures indicative of the chemical process history of uranium oxides.

The ability to determine the process history of nuclear materials is a desired, but underdeveloped, area of technical nuclear forensics. Application of the NIR technique potentially offers a quick and non Cited by: aqueous solutions at low ionic strength as a function of pH.

Using the uranium LIJJ - edge extended x-ray absorption fine structure (EXAFS) as a probe of the local structure around the uranium, a trend is observed whereby the axial oxygen bond lengths from the uranyl groups increase from 8, at pH=7 to 8, at pH=l1.

A concomitant Cited by: 3. We present a general unified theoretical analysis of the role of scattering in photothermal spectroscopy, e.g., photoacoustic and photothermal deflection.

We show that while the photothermal signal is significantly affected in the case of highly scattering media, it is independent of scattering for optically thin samples. Numerical estimates of the scattering contribution and comparison with.

Uranium is not only a strategic resource for the nuclear industry but also a global contaminant with high toxicity. Although several strategies have been established for detecting uranyl ions in water, searching for new uranium sensor material with great sensitivity, selectivity, and stability remains a challenge.

We introduce here a hydrolytically stable mesoporous terbium(III)-based MOF Cited by: Uranium is the most stable isotope of uranium, with a half-life of about × 10 9 years, roughly the age of the Earth.

Uranium has a half-life of about × 10 8 years, and uranium has a half-life of about × 10 5 years. The application of UV-Vis and time-resolved laser-induced fluorescence (TRLF) spectroscopies to direct speciation of uranium(VI) in environmental samples offers various prospects that have, however, serious limitations.

While UV-Vis spectroscopy is probably not sensitive enough to detect uranium(VI) species in the majority of environmental samples, TRLFS is principially able to speciate Cited by: Uranium in Natural Waters by Alpha Spectrometry GEOLOGICAL SURVEY WATER-SUPPLY PAPER F.

other aqueous systems which are not appreciably enriched in uranium- analyses may be made by measurements of the alpha. ISOTOPIC ANALYSIS OF URANIUM IN NATURAL WATERS. ISOTOPIC ANALYSIS OF URANIUM IN NATURAL WATERS. RADIOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF Cited by: 2.

Combining reactants in water under ambient conditions results in the assembly and crystallization of nm diameter cage clusters designated U48V6P48 within 3 weeks. These consist of 24 uranyl hexagonal bipyramids, 24 uranyl pentagonal bipyramids, six vanadyl square pyramids, and 48 phosphate tetrahedra.

Peroxide-bridged dimers of uranyl hexagonal bipyramids are linked directly to vanadyl Cited by: Changes In The Radioactivity, Topography, And Surface Composition Of Uranium After Hydrogen Loading By Aqueous Electrolysis.

in Tenth International Conference on Cold Fusion. Cambridge, MA: This paper was presented at the 10th International Conference on Cold Fusion. Uranium isotopic analysis in environmental samples Gamma-ray spectrometer with a GXSl CANBERRA extended range electrode germanium detector with a CANBERRA model CSL preamplifier was used for this work.

The HpGe detector had a relative efficiency of 40% and full width at half maximum (FWHM) of keV for 60Co gamma energyFile Size: KB. Uranium monitoring in ground and waste waters by alpha-spectroscopy spectroscopy is the method of choice compared to other radiometric methods for uranium analysis (e.g.

resin particles, which negatively affect uranium pre-concentration and recovery from aqueous solutions. About Applied Spectroscopy: Applied Spectroscopy is one of the world’s leading spectroscopy journals, publishing high-quality peer-reviewed articles, both fundamental and applied, covering all aspects of spectroscopy.

Established inthe journal is owned by the Society for Applied Spectroscopy and is published monthly. uranium standard solution as well as by tracing with U The average uranium yield was determined to be (97 ± 2) % for the cation-exchange, (95 ± 2) % for the liquid-liquid extraction, and more than 99% for the electrodeposition.

Employing high-resolution α-spectroscopy, the measured activity of the U and U radioisotopes was. The potential civil applications of depleted uranium apart from its nuclear properties have been overlooked in the past.

In their Communication on page ff., S. Wang and co‐authors investigate a uranium‐based scintillator and report the first observation of intense X‐ray scintillation in a uranyl–organic framework compound, SCU‐ Uranium emerges as a distinct metal center for.

This test method covers the energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence (EDXRF) spectrochemical analysis of trace levels of uranium and thorium in soils.

Any sample matrix that differs from the general ground soil composition used for calibration (that is, fertilizer or a sample of mostly rock) would have to be calibrated separately to determine the effect of the different matrix composition.

Ahmed, Muhammad Shafiq, "Photothermal Deflection Spectroscopy of Amorphous, Nanostructured and Nanocomposite Thin Films" ().Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository.

We have investigated the structures of U(VI) oxides precipitated from room temperature aqueous solutions at low ionic strength as a function of pH. Using the uranium L{sub III} - edge extended x-ray absorption fine structure (EXAFS) as a probe of the local structure around the uranium, a trend is observed whereby the axial oxygen bond lengths from the uranyl groups increase from Cited by: 3.

Photothermal spectroscopy as a sensitive spectroscopic tool Andrew C. Tam Proc. SPIEOptical Methods for Ultrasensitive Detection and Analysis: Techniques and Applications, pg (1 July ); doi: / The determination of uranium by atomic-absorption spectrophotometry is complicated by significant interference effects and demands critical control of fuel composition and burner adjustment.

For the determination of uranium in uranium-based nickel-uranium catalysts a solvent-extraction method was used to avoid theCited by: 9. Qualitative analysis of liquid sample containing 1, ppm of Pb was performed by using LIBS technique.

In order to avoid splashing off of the liquid sample during laser irradiation, a sample pretreatment was done, namely the liquid sample was absorbed by using commercial available stomach medicine.Performing photoelectron spectroscopy mainly to study the electron structure of 4f and 5f materials.

Using high-energy and momentum-resolution analyzers, scientists perform Angle Resolved Photoemission studies of 4f materials and uranium compounds, using synchrotron radiation and .The present research focuses on the study of the thermal radiative and thermodynamic properties of liquid and solid uranium and plutonium carbides in the frequency range PHz d v d PHz at their melting/freezing temperatures.

Using the analytical expression for the normal spectral emissivity on.