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Title: Sample processing for earth science studies at ANTARES
Authors: Child, DP
Elliott, G
Mifsud, C
Smith, AM
Fink, D
Keywords: Chromatography
Ion exchange
Beryllium
Titanium
Transition elements
Ice
Peroxides
Dusts
ANTARES Tandem Accelerator
Issue Date: Oct-2000
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: Child, D., Elliott, G., Mifsud, C., Smith, A. M., & Fink, D. (2000). Sample processing for earth science studies at ANTARES. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 172(1–4), 856-860. doi:10.1016/S0168-583X(00)00198-1
Abstract: AMS studies in earth sciences at ANTARES, ANSTO created a need for the processing of mineral and ice samples for 10Be, 26Al and 36Cl target preparation. Published procedures have been adapted to our requirements and improved upon where necessary. In particular, new methods to isolate Be with reproducible, high recoveries in the presence of excess Al and Ti were achieved. An existing elution scheme for a cation exchange column procedure was modified to incorporate the use of a 0.25 M H2SO4+0.015%H2O2 washing step to elute the Ti peroxide complex formed. Problems with dust contamination in ice contributing to measured 10Be signals are also addressed and a procedure developed for its removal. © 2000 Elsevier Science B.V.
URI: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0168-583X(00)00198-1
https://apo.ansto.gov.au/dspace/handle/10238/12398
ISSN: 0168-583X
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