Accession Number:

AD0429298

Title:

Carrier-Free Separation of the Individual Rare Earth Radionuclides from Fission Product Mixtures

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RADIOLOGICAL DEFENSE LAB SAN FRANCISCO CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1963-12-05

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

A procedure based on solvent extraction with diethylhexylphosphoric acid was tested for the quantitative carrier-free separation of yttrium and the rare earth group elements from other fission products. This procedure is simpler and more rapid than the previously used cation exchange resin separations of rare earths from alkali metals and alkaline earths. Subsequent quantitative carrier-free isolation of individual rare earth fission products was accomplished by their elution from cation exchange resin with alpha-hydroxyisobutyric acid at room temperature.

Subject Categories:

  • Radioactivity, Radioactive Wastes and Fission Products

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE