Progress of Cryogenics and Isotopes Separation , ISSN: 1582-2575
2006, Volume 9, Issue 17+18

Measuring the Protium Concentration in Highly Concentrated Heavy Water by IR Spectrometry

T. V. Voronina , O. A. Fedorchenco

Petersburg Institute Nuclear Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Gathina, Russia

*Corresponding author: Tatiana Voronina, e-mail:

Published: October 2006


A new technique to measure the protium and deuterium concentrations (aH and aD) in heavy water by infrared (IR) spectrometry is presented. This technique gives a possibility to determine the absolute protium concentration in highly concentrated heavy water with the relative error ±1%.


Protium concentration, spectrometry.

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