Toenail samples were taken from all ten toes and were measured for Se content using neutron activation analysis.
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AA stands for Activation Analysis
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He said these research reactors could be used for education and training, neutron activation analysis, radioisotope production and neutron radiography.
This latest software offering provides cement manufacturers with a fully automatic means of continuously comparing the analysis values from an online prompt gamma neutron activation analysis (PGNAA) analyzer with laboratory x-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyses, ensuring unparalleled online accuracy and consistent and reliable calibrations.
This suggestion is echoed by the consistent results of neutron activation analysis on obsidian flakes by Burger and Glascock, which indicate Alca, in the Cotahuasi valley, to be the source of the rarest stone raw material on site.
Then Hoffman, a young University of Toronto-trained geologist refined a technique called Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis.
Materials scientists, geologists, and specialists in mining, archeology, environmental science, food analysis and medicine will find this database helpful in determining isotropic composition, total and partial thermal radiative cross-sections, Westcott factors, prompt and delayed energies of gamma rays, decay modes, half-lives and branching ratios in prompt gamma activation analysis (PGAA) projects.
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It sounds like a medical procedure you’d hope to avoid, or like something you’d see in a sci-fi movie: Neutron Activation Analysis.