Radioactivation Analysis of Phosphorus in Silicon


IN a previous communication1, a radioactivation method for the determination of arsenic in ‘high purity’ silicon was outlined. Further work on trace impurities in this element has resulted in the development of a technique for estimating submicrogram quantities of phosphorus.

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    James, J. A., and Richards, D. H., Nature, 175, 769 (1955).

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JAMES, J., RICHARDS, D. Radioactivation Analysis of Phosphorus in Silicon. Nature 176, 1026 (1955).

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