Fission tracks from 235U exposed to thermal neutrons produce tracks in materials such as polycarbonate films (Lexan), mica, and fused silica. These tracks are then developed to a size visible under a microscope, and the amount of 235U present in the sample can be estimated from the track density.
(Bogard, J.S. (1996) Review of Uranium Bioassay techniques. Oak Ridge National Laboratory; retrieved from http://www.orau.org/PTP/PTP%20Library/library/Subject/Bioassay/bogard.pdf 17 Sep 2009)
Category: Analytical techniques
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