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neutron activation analysis  
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  • Sensitive laboratory technique for both qualitative and quantitative analysis of elements in samples. Target nuclei are bombarded with neutron beams to start nuclear reactions which emit characteristic gamma ray radiations.
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https://www2.usgs.gov/science/USGSThesaurus/neutron%20activation%20analysis
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