Developed by
Center for Radiochemistry and Nuclear Materials
Department of Chemistry
Loughborough University

Learning Goals

Here the learning goals and purpose of the exercise should be presented in a reasonable way.

Explanation and Exercise Guide


Tracers and solubility

Experimental Procedure

Experimental procedure for determination of low solubilities

Questions for the Students

1. What are the sources of errors?
2. Highlight the potential problems of using 90Sr for this experiment.


How to do calculations or other important aspects for the theory that is not directly related to exercise.

Safety Aspects


glass beaker x 2 for H2O
Scintillation counter
waste beaker
1 mL pipette
Polystyrene base to stand centrifuge tubes in
25 mL volumetric flask
4-5 mL 2 M sulphuric acid
15 mL centrifuge tubes x 2
> 100 mL dH2O
Scintillation vials x 5
50 mL Scintillation fluid
1 mL tips

4 mL 35S strontium nitrate @ 0.28 kBq per mL

Preparation for the lab Supervisor

The preparation that the lab Supervisor needs to do to ready the lab.

Feedback from Users and Supervisors

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