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Effect of surface conditions of the filament used in thermal ionization mass spectrometry on an uranium isotopic measurement

Taguchi, Shigeo; Miyauchi, Hironari*; Horigome, Kazushi; Yamamoto, Masahiko; Kuno, Takehiko

Bunseki Kagaku, 67(11), p.681 - 686, 2018/11

In thermal ionization mass spectrometry, de-gassing is one of the important treatments to release impurities of filaments and to minimize the influence of background. In this work, the effect of the surface change in the tungsten filament induced by the conductively heating treatment on uranium isotopic ($$^{235}$$U/$$^{238}$$U) measurement has been investigated. It was found that the conductively heating treatment of the filament has the effect of smoothing the surface of the filament and also has the effect of improving the deposition of the sample on the filament surface. As a result of either these effects, the precision of uranium isotopic ($$^{235}$$U/$$^{238}$$U) measurement was improved.

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Analysis of plutonium isotope ratios including $$^{238}$$Pu/$$^{239}$$Pu in individual U-Pu mixed oxide particles by means of a combination of alpha spectrometry and ICP-MS

Esaka, Fumitaka; Yasuda, Kenichiro; Suzuki, Daisuke; Miyamoto, Yutaka; Magara, Masaaki

Talanta, 165, p.122 - 127, 2017/04

 Times Cited Count:4 Percentile:47.81(Chemistry, Analytical)

The isotope ratios of $$^{238}$$Pu/$$^{239}$$Pu, $$^{240}$$Pu/$$^{239}$$Pu, $$^{241}$$Pu/$$^{239}$$Pu, and $$^{242}$$Pu/$$^{239}$$Pu were measured for individual Pu and U-Pu mixed oxide particles by a combination of alpha spectrometry and inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS). As a consequence, we were able to determine the $$^{240}$$Pu/$$^{239}$$Pu, $$^{241}$$Pu/$$^{239}$$Pu, and $$^{242}$$Pu/$$^{239}$$Pu isotope ratios with ICP-MS after particle dissolution and chemical separation of uranium, plutonium and americium with UTEVA resins. Furthermore, $$^{238}$$Pu/$$^{239}$$Pu isotope ratios were able to be calculated by using both the $$^{238}$$Pu/( $$^{239}$$Pu+$$^{240}$$Pu) activity ratios that had been measured through alpha spectrometry and the $$^{240}$$Pu/$$^{239}$$Pu isotope ratios determined through ICP-MS. Therefore, the combined use of alpha spectrometry and ICP-MS is useful in determining plutonium isotope ratios, including $$^{238}$$Pu/$$^{239}$$Pu, in individual U-Pu mixed oxide particles.

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Determination of plutonium isotope ratios in individual uranium-plutonium mixed particles with inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry

Esaka, Fumitaka; Suzuki, Daisuke; Miyamoto, Yutaka; Magara, Masaaki

Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 306(2), p.393 - 399, 2015/11

 Times Cited Count:4 Percentile:43.49(Chemistry, Analytical)

An analytical technique was developed by a combination of single particle dissolution, chemical separation of uranium, plutonium and americium with extraction chromatography using UTEVA resins and measurement with inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS). This method was applied to plutonium isotope ratio analysis of individual U-Pu particles with U/Pu ratios ranging from 1 to 70. Consequently, $$^{240}$$Pu/$$^{239}$$Pu, $$^{241}$$Pu/$$^{239}$$Pu and $$^{242}$$Pu/$$^{239}$$Pu isotope ratios were successfully determined, while it was impossible to determine $$^{238}$$Pu/$$^{239}$$Pu ratios due to the high process blank values on m/z 238.

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Geographical distribution of plutonium derived from the atomic bomb in the eastern area of Nagasaki

Kokubu, Yoko; Yasuda, Kenichiro; Magara, Masaaki; Miyamoto, Yutaka; Sakurai, Satoshi; Usuda, Shigekazu; Yamazaki, Hideo*; Yoshikawa, Shusaku*

Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 273(1), p.183 - 186, 2007/07

 Times Cited Count:5 Percentile:57.04(Chemistry, Analytical)

no abstracts in English

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Distribution of plutonium isotopes and $$^{137}$$Cs found in the surface soils of Nagasaki, Japan

Kokubu, Yoko; Yasuda, Kenichiro; Magara, Masaaki; Miyamoto, Yutaka; Sakurai, Satoshi; Usuda, Shigekazu; Yamazaki, Hideo*; Mitamura, Muneki*; Yoshikawa, Shusaku*

Journal of Geosciences, Osaka City University, 50, p.7 - 13, 2007/03

no abstracts in English

Journal Articles

Evidence for p-process nucleosynthesis recorded at the solar system abundances

Hayakawa, Takehito; Iwamoto, Nobuyuki; Shizuma, Toshiyuki; Kajino, Toshitaka*; Umeda, Hideyuki*; Nomoto, Kenichi*

European Physical Journal A, 27(S1), p.123 - 128, 2006/03

 Percentile:100(Physics, Nuclear)

no abstracts in English

Journal Articles

Report for 46th INMM annual meeting and visit to nuclear research institutes in USA

Magara, Masaaki

Kaku Busshitsu Kanri Senta Nyusu, 34(11), P. 18, 2005/11

no abstracts in English

Journal Articles

Status on tandetron AMS in JAERI-Mutsu

Kitamura, Toshikatsu; Kabuto, Shoji*; Suzuki, Takashi; Amano, Hikaru; Kitada, Yoshinobu*; Watanabe, Yukiya*

Dai-17-Kai Tandemu Kasokuki Oyobi Sono Shuhen Gijutsu No Kenkyukai Hokokushu, p.52 - 55, 2004/12

no abstracts in English

Journal Articles

Efficient isotope ratio analysis of uranium particles in swipe samples by total-reflection X-ray fluorescence spectrometry and secondary ion mass spectrometry

Esaka, Fumitaka; Watanabe, Kazuo; Fukuyama, Hiroyasu; Onodera, Takashi; Esaka, Konomi; Magara, Masaaki; Sakurai, Satoshi; Usuda, Shigekazu

Journal of Nuclear Science and Technology, 41(11), p.1027 - 1032, 2004/11

 Times Cited Count:46 Percentile:4.84(Nuclear Science & Technology)

A new particle recovery method and a sensitive screening method were developed for subsequent isotope ratio analysis of uranium particles in safeguards swipe samples. The particles in the swipe sample were recovered onto a carrier by means of vacuum suction 8211; impact collection method. When grease coating was applied to the carrier, the recovery efficiency was improved to 48 %, which is superior to that of conventionally-used ultrasoneration method. Prior to isotope ratio analysis with secondary ion mass spectrometry (SIMS), total reflection X-ray fluorescence spectrometry (TXRF) was applied to screen the sample for the presence of uranium particles. By the use of Si carriers in TXRF analysis, the detection limit of 22 pg was achieved for uranium. By combining these methods with SIMS, the isotope ratios of $$^{235}$$U/$$^{238}$$U for individual uranium particles were efficiently determined.

Journal Articles

Application of secondary ion mass spectrometry to the measurement of lead isotope ratio in individual particles

Esaka, Fumitaka; Watanabe, Kazuo; Magara, Masaaki; Usuda, Shigekazu

Instrumentation Science & Technology, 32(2), p.103 - 114, 2004/03

The capability of secondary ion mass spectrometry (SIMS) for lead isotope ratio measurements of individual particles has been demonstrated by measuring lead-containing particles in three kinds of environmental certified reference materials (CRMs): urban particulate matter, vehicle exhaust particulates and coal fly ash. The isotope ratios of $$^{207}$$Pb/$$^{206}$$Pb and $$^{208}$$Pb/$$^{206}$$Pb for the individual particles on the carrier were determined by SIMS. The relative standard deviations of the lead isotope ratios were less than 1.6 % for all particles measured. It was demonstrated that the results of the lead isotope ratios were clearly distinguished among the three samples. Moreover, the particles in the vehicle exhaust particulate sample were classified into two groups according to lead isotope ratios. The results indicated that the present SIMS technique can provide detailed information with regard to the origin and the transportation of individual particles.

Journal Articles

Isotope ratio analysis of individual particles containing nuclear materials in safeguards environmental samples

Esaka, Fumitaka

Bunseki, 2003(11), p.688 - 691, 2003/11

Isotope ratio measurement for individual particles containing uranium in swipe samples taken at nuclear facilities is a powerful tool to verify the absence of undeclared nuclear activities. In order to develop the analysis technique, we have investigated a series of methods: particle recovery from the swipe sample, particle screening and isotope ratio analysis for individual particles. As the result, the 235U/238U ratio was determined with the relative standard deviation within 2.0 % for the particle with a diameter of 1 um.

Journal Articles

Application of ultra-trace analytical method to safeguards

Usuda, Shigekazu

Kagaku To Kyoiku, 51(10), p.612 - 613, 2003/10

no abstracts in English

Journal Articles

Development for ultra-trace analysis method of U and Pu in safeguards environmental samples at the clean facility

Takahashi, Masato; Magara, Masaaki; Sakurai, Satoshi; Kurosawa, Setsumi; Esaka, Fumitaka; Taguchi, Takuji; Takai, Konomi; Fukuyama, Hiroyasu; Lee, C. G.; Yasuda, Kenichiro; et al.

Dai-23-Kai Kaku Busshitsu Kanri Gakkai Nippon Shibu Nenji Taikai Rombunshu, 8 Pages, 2002/09

Based on the strengthen safeguard program of the IAEA to detect undeclared nuclear activities, the method of precise and accurate isotope ratio determination for uranium and plutonium in the environmental samples (cotton swipes) has been developed at JAERI. The samples should be treated in clean environment in order to secure the analytical reliability by eliminating external contamination from the samples containing trace amount of uranium and plutonium. Since the measurement by ICP-MS is favorable to bulk analysis from view points of analytical capacity and operation simplicity, we have studied sample preparation procedures for the trace amount of uranium and plutonium to be applied to ICP-MS. Up to the present, interfering factors involved during analytical processes and the ICP-MS measurement of uranium and plutonium were examined. As a result, uranium and plutonium isotope measurement more than 100 pg and 100 fg, respectively, became possible at JAERI clean facility. At presentation, other progress in the development will be reported.

Journal Articles

Effect of alkali metals on the accuracy of isotope ratio measurement of uranium by ICP-MS

Magara, Masaaki; Sakakibara, Takaaki; Kurosawa, Setsumi; Takahashi, Masato; Sakurai, Satoshi; Hanzawa, Yukiko; Esaka, Fumitaka; Watanabe, Kazuo; Usuda, Shigekazu

Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 17(9), p.1157 - 1160, 2002/09

 Times Cited Count:10 Percentile:54.64(Chemistry, Analytical)

no abstracts in English

Journal Articles

JAERI Clean Laboratory for Environmental Analysis and Research; Its specific feature and R&D program

Sakurai, Satoshi; Hanzawa, Yukiko; Magara, Masaaki; Usuda, Shigekazu; Watanabe, Kazuo; Adachi, Takeo

Kuki Seijo, 39(6), p.404 - 410, 2002/03

no abstracts in English

Journal Articles

Recent status of developments in analytical methods for safeguards environmental samples; Focused on particle analysis

Esaka, Fumitaka; Magara, Masaaki; Hanzawa, Yukiko; Sakurai, Satoshi; Taguchi, Takuji; Takai, Konomi; Sakakibara, Takaaki; Kurosawa, Setsumi; Takahashi, Masato; Yasuda, Kenichiro; et al.

Dai-22-Kai Kaku Busshitsu Kanri Gakkai Nippon Shibu Nenji Taikai Rombunshu, 8 Pages, 2001/11

no abstracts in English

Journal Articles

The Present condition of a tandetron AMS in JAERI-Mutsu

Kitamura, Toshikatsu; Aramaki, Takafumi; Mizutani, Yoshihiko*; Togawa, Orihiko; Mizushima, Toshihiko; Kabuto, Shoji*; Sudo, Kazuhiko*

JAERI-Conf 2000-019, p.26 - 29, 2001/02

no abstracts in English

Journal Articles

Application of SIMS and TXRF techniques to lead air-pollution monitoring

Esaka, Fumitaka; Zheng, W.*; Watanabe, Kazuo; Magara, Masaaki; Hanzawa, Yukiko; Usuda, Shigekazu; Adachi, Takeo

Advances in Mass Spectrometry, 15, p.973 - 974, 2001/00

no abstracts in English

Journal Articles

Current status of JAERI program on development of ultra-trace-analytical technology for safeguards environmental samples

Adachi, Takeo; Usuda, Shigekazu; Watanabe, Kazuo; Sakurai, Satoshi; Magara, Masaaki; Hanzawa, Yukiko; Esaka, Fumitaka; Yasuda, Kenichiro; Saito, Yoko; Takahashi, Masato; et al.

IAEA-SM-367/10/02 (CD-ROM), 8 Pages, 2001/00

no abstracts in English

JAEA Reports

Stable isotope ratios of the atmospheric CH$$_{4}$$, CO$$_{2}$$ and N$$_{2}$$O in Tokai-mura

Porntepkasemsan, B.*; Atarashi-Andoh, Mariko; Amano, Hikaru

JAERI-Data/Code 2000-032, 43 Pages, 2000/11

JAERI-Data-Code-2000-032.pdf:2.88MB

no abstracts in English

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