Use this URL to cite or link to this record in EThOS: http://ethos.bl.uk/OrderDetails.do?uin=uk.bl.ethos.280111
Title: Developments in nuclear microprobe analysis : the measurement of the spatial distribution of stable isotope tracers
Author: Pollard, Patricia M.
Awarding Body: Loughborough University of Technology
Current Institution: Loughborough University
Date of Award: 1981
Availability of Full Text:
Access from EThOS:
Access from Institution:
Abstract:
The potential of the nuclear microprobe for the determination of spatial distributions of stable isotope tracers has been examined. In a preliminary study the sensitivity of the isotope selective modes of operation of the microprobe (backscattering and nuclear reaction analysis) for the measurement of stable isotopes was examined using Mg, Si, Ni and Co as examples. The use of backscattering analysis coupled with high resolution detectors and heavy ion beams was assessed using Mg, Si, Ni and Ag as examples and found to be of limited application for stable isotope tracer studies.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Science Research Council ; UKAEA, AERE Harwell
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID: uk.bl.ethos.280111  DOI: Not available
Keywords: Physics, general
Share: