Determination of actinides in urine and fecal samples

PDF Version Also Available for Download.

Description

A method of determining the radioactivity of specific actinides that are carried in urine or fecal sample material is disclosed. The samples are ashed in a muffle furnace, dissolved in an acid, and then treated in a series of steps of reduction, oxidation, dissolution, and precipitation, including a unique step of passing a solution through a chloride form anion exchange resin for separation of uranium and plutonium from americium.

Physical Description

10 p.

Creation Information

McKibbin, T.T. December 31, 1992.

Context

This patent is part of the collection entitled: Office of Scientific & Technical Information Technical Reports and was provided by UNT Libraries Government Documents Department to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 22 times . More information about this patent can be viewed below.

Who

People and organizations associated with either the creation of this patent or its content.

Sponsor

Publisher

Provided By

UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Serving as both a federal and a state depository library, the UNT Libraries Government Documents Department maintains millions of items in a variety of formats. The department is a member of the FDLP Content Partnerships Program and an Affiliated Archive of the National Archives.

Contact Us

What

Descriptive information to help identify this patent. Follow the links below to find similar items on the Digital Library.

Description

A method of determining the radioactivity of specific actinides that are carried in urine or fecal sample material is disclosed. The samples are ashed in a muffle furnace, dissolved in an acid, and then treated in a series of steps of reduction, oxidation, dissolution, and precipitation, including a unique step of passing a solution through a chloride form anion exchange resin for separation of uranium and plutonium from americium.

Physical Description

10 p.

Notes

OSTI as DE94007352

Source

  • Other Information: PBD: 1992

Language

Item Type

Identifier

Unique identifying numbers for this patent in the Digital Library or other systems.

  • Other: DE94007352
  • Report No.: PATENTS-US--A7831017
  • Grant Number: AC07-84ID12435
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 140599
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc618600

Collections

This patent is part of the following collection of related materials.

Office of Scientific & Technical Information Technical Reports

Reports, articles and other documents harvested from the Office of Scientific and Technical Information.

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI) is the Department of Energy (DOE) office that collects, preserves, and disseminates DOE-sponsored research and development (R&D) results that are the outcomes of R&D projects or other funded activities at DOE labs and facilities nationwide and grantees at universities and other institutions.

What responsibilities do I have when using this patent?

When

Dates and time periods associated with this patent.

Creation Date

  • December 31, 1992

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 16, 2015, 7:43 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Nov. 19, 2015, 8:26 p.m.

Usage Statistics

When was this patent last used?

Yesterday: 0
Past 30 days: 2
Total Uses: 22

Interact With This Patent

Here are some suggestions for what to do next.

Start Viewing

PDF Version Also Available for Download.

International Image Interoperability Framework

IIF Logo

We support the IIIF Presentation API

McKibbin, T.T. Determination of actinides in urine and fecal samples, patent, December 31, 1992; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc618600/: accessed May 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.