neutron activation analyses

neutron activation analysis

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activation analysis

noun Chemistry.
a method for the qualitative and quantitative determination of trace amounts of various elements by measuring the characteristic radioactive decay induced by neutron bombardment.
Also called neutron activation analysis.


Origin:
1945–50

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