Evaluating the performance of a stopped-flow near-infrared spectrophotometer for studying fast kinetics of actinide reactions

Colston, B. J. and Choppin, G. R. (2001) Evaluating the performance of a stopped-flow near-infrared spectrophotometer for studying fast kinetics of actinide reactions. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 250 (1). pp. 21-26. ISSN 0236-5731

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Full text URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1013251827451

Abstract

A stopped-flow rapid mixing device interfaced to a high performance miniature fibre optic CCD NIR detector permits the study of fast redox kinetics of actinide reactions at minimal cost. The use of fibre optics enables the stopped-flow device to be readily used in a glove-box. The system has been evaluated at 980 nm by observing the in-growth of Np(V) from a fast reduction reaction of Np(VI), and has been shown to perform well in this spectral region.

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Additional Information:A stopped-flow rapid mixing device interfaced to a high performance miniature fibre optic CCD NIR detector permits the study of fast redox kinetics of actinide reactions at minimal cost. The use of fibre optics enables the stopped-flow device to be readily used in a glove-box. The system has been evaluated at 980 nm by observing the in-growth of Np(V) from a fast reduction reaction of Np(VI), and has been shown to perform well in this spectral region.
Keywords:Fast kinetic reactions, Neptunium reduction, Stopped-flow spectrophotometry, Fibre optics
Subjects:F Physical Sciences > F180 Analytical Chemistry
Divisions:College of Science > School of Life Sciences
ID Code:5123
Deposited By: Belinda Colston
Deposited On:29 Apr 2012 13:34
Last Modified:29 Apr 2012 13:34

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