New Methodology for Sample Preparation for X-ray Powder Diffraction of Radioactive Materials

The Research Centre Řež, an active partner of the ACES project, recently engaged in research related to the analysis of radioactive materials. As part of this research, a new methodology for sample preparation destined for X-ray powder diffraction (XRD) in non-nuclear laboratory diffractometers has been developed and successfully validated. This methodology is based on the safe and efficient handling of radioactive samples within a shielded glove box, enabling the analysis of materials with low activity at the laboratory scale. In this article, we will introduce the main principles of this methodology and illustrate it with a specific example of irradiated granite analysis.

Read the full article on cambridge.org

Are you interested in the progress of ACES project? Sign up to our newsletter.

No worries, we don't do spam. We will send you only ACES related information.

WP 1

State-of-the-art of quantitative assessment of ageing of concrete SSC

diederik.jacques(at)sckcen.be

WP 2

Corrosion assessment of embedded liners in concrete

andraz.legat(at)zag.si

nina.gartner(at)zag.si

WP 3

Characterization, prediction, and monitoring of internal swelling reactions in concrete

Christophe.Marique (at)irsn.fr

WP 4

Delayed strains of containment buildings in operational and accidental conditions

jean-luc.adia(at)edf.fr

WP 5

Assessing the performance of irradiated concrete

stemberk(at)fsv.cvut.cz

WP 6

Dissemination, communication and training

tereza.smekalova(at)cvrez.cz

jan.trejbal(at)cvrez.cz


© 2020 | Centrum Výzkumu Řež | Design: ANFILOV