Potential interferences inherent in neutron-activation analysis of trace elements in biological materials.
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Nov 01, 1982
11 Pt 2
A comprehensive review is given of how neutron-activation analysis for trace elements in biological matrices can be jeopardized by radiation damage, by the impurities present in the packing material or by nuclear interferences of major elements. Systematic errors during the counting process and the quantitative interpretation of the gamma-ray spectra should not be disregarded.
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