radioactive tracer technique

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A technique for investigating @[email protected] and loss of a microcomponent, in which a radioactively-labelled element or compound chemically identical with the microcomponent is added to the sample before @[email protected] and its behaviour is followed by sensitive, rapid and selective @[email protected] measurements.
PAC, 1979, 51, 1195. (Separation and Preconcentration of Trace Substances. I-Preconcentration for Inorganic Trace Analysis) on page 1200 [Terms] [Paper]