• English
  • العربية
  • 中文
  • Français
  • Русский
  • Español

You are here

Quality Assurance and Quality Control in Neutron Activation Analysis: A Guide to Practical Approaches

Technical Reports Series No. 487

English STI/DOC/010/487 ¦ 978-92-0-132421-4

51 pages ¦ 1 figure ¦ € 30.00 ¦ Date published: 2022

Download PDF (2.31 MB)

EPUB format available (10.1 MB)


Neutron Activation Analysis (NAA) is the most common technique used in research reactors worldwide. The IAEA aims to enhance quality assurance in NAA laboratories by supporting annual proficiency testing, by developing and offering relevant e-learning as well as specialized publications. This publication, which is based on the most up to date relevant ISO guides and international practices, provides practical guidance on quality assurance (QA) and quality control (QC) in NAA laboratories. It is intended to be used in the day-to-day work of NAA at research reactors. Potential sources of errors and associated QA/QC actions are detailed for all main areas of NAA practice. Easy to use tables are provided, intended for direct reference in the laboratory.

More Information on reusing IAEA copyright material.


Neutron Activation Analysis, NAA, Nuclear Reactors, Quality Assurance, QA, Quality Control, QC, Practical Approaches, Calibration, Irradiation Procedure, Decay, Measurement, Review, Analysis, Laboratory Management, Technical Competence, Proficiency Testing, E-Learning, International Practices, Research Reactors, Sources of Errors

Related publications

Stay in touch