ALL meanings of activation analysis

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  • noun activation analysis a method for the qualitative and quantitative determination of trace amounts of various elements by measuring the characteristic radioactive decay induced by neutron bombardment. 1
  • noun activation analysis (chemistry) Any of several similar techniques in which a subatomic particle or gamma ray is captured by a nuclide to form a second stable nuclide which is then measured. 0
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