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Samuel Morrison

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352

PNNL Publications


  • McNamara B.K., M.J. O'Hara, R.A. Clark, S.S. Morrison, C.Z. Soderquist, and R.D. Scheele. 2020. "Gas-phase molybdenum-99 separation from uranium dioxide by fluoride volatility using nitrogen trifluoride." RSC Advances 10, no. 6:3472-3478. PNNL-SA-148868. doi:10.1039/C9RA10270A


  • Morrison S.S., E.C. Morrison, N.E. Uhnak, R.S. Wittman, and B.N. Seiner. 2019. "Isolation of Au and Pt Radionuclides from Deuteron-Irradiated Platinum Using TBP Resin." Journal of Radioanalytical & Nuclear Chemistry 319, no. 3:679-686. PNNL-SA-139318. doi:10.1007/s10967-018-6382-3
  • Uhnak N.E., S.S. Morrison, M.J. O'Hara, N.J. Murray, M. Bartsch, H.S. Edwards, and J.W. Grate. 2019. "Manipulation of Mass Transport Rates using Bead-in-a-tube Method." Journal of Chromatography A 1586. PNNL-SA-138620. doi:10.1016/j.chroma.2018.12.002


  • O'Hara M.J., N.J. Murray, J.C. Carter, and S.S. Morrison. 2018. "Optimized anion exchange column isolation of zirconium-89 (89Zr) from yttrium cyclotron target: Method development and implementation on an automated fluidic platform." Journal of Chromatography A 1545. PNNL-SA-116062. doi:10.1016/j.chroma.2018.02.053
  • Uhnak N.E., S.S. Morrison, S.M. Morley, A.C. Edwards, E.C. Finn, and B.N. Seiner. 2018. "Cu Metal Based Radiotellurium Separation from Simulated and HEU Process Streams." Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 317, no. 1:519-526. PNNL-SA-132620. doi:10.1007/s10967-018-5840-2


  • Grate J.W., J.J. Gonzalez, M.J. O'Hara, C.M. Kellogg, S.S. Morrison, D.W. Koppenaal, and G.C. Chan, et al. 2017. "Solid Matrix Transformation and Tracer Addition using Molten Ammonium Bifluoride Salt as a Sample Preparation Method for Laser Ablation Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry." Analyst 142, no. 18:3333-3340. PNNL-SA-124596. doi:10.1039/C7AN00777A
  • Morrison S.S., C.L. Beck, J.M. Bowen, T.A. Eggemeyer, C.C. Hines, M. Liezers, and L.A. Metz, et al. 2017. "Determination of tungsten in geochemical reference material basalt Columbia River 2 by radiochemical neutron activation analysis and inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry." Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 311, no. 1:749-754. PNNL-SA-119558. doi:10.1007/s10967-016-5065-1
  • Morrison S.S., S.B. Clark, T.A. Eggemeyer, E.C. Finn, C.C. Hines, M.D. King, and L.A. Metz, et al. 2017. "Activation Product Analysis in a Mixed Sample Containing Both Fission and Neutron Activation Products." Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 314, no. 3:2501-2506. PNNL-SA-119557. doi:10.1007/s10967-017-5563-9
  • O'Hara M.J., A.J. Krzysko, C.M. Niver, S.S. Morrison, S.L. Owsley, D.K. Hamlin, and E.F. Dorman, et al. 2017. "An automated flow system incorporating in-line acid dissolution of bismuth metal from a cyclotron irradiated target assembly for use in the isolation of astatine-211." Applied Radiation and Isotopes 122. PNNL-SA-121714. doi:10.1016/j.apradiso.2017.02.001
  • O'Hara M.J., C.M. Kellogg, C.M. Parker, S.S. Morrison, J.F. Corbey, and J.W. Grate. 2017. "Decomposition of diverse solid inorganic matrices with molten ammonium bifluoride salt for constituent elemental analysis." Chemical Geology 466. PNNL-SA-122790. doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2017.06.023
  • Snow M., M. Finck, K. Carney, and S.S. Morrison. 2017. "Extraction Chromatographic Separations of Tantalum and Tungsten from Hafnium and Complex Matrix Constituents." Journal of Chromatography A 1484. PNNL-SA-118586. doi:10.1016/j.chroma.2017.01.019
  • Snow M., S.S. Morrison, S.B. Clark, J. Olson, and M. Watrous. 2017. "237Np Analytical Method using 239Np Tracers and Application to a Contaminated Nuclear Disposal Facility." Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 172. PNNL-SA-121395. doi:10.1016/j.jenvrad.2017.02.018


  • Mccann K., D. Brigham, S.S. Morrison, and J.C. Braley. 2016. "Hexavalent Americium Recovery Using Copper (III)." Inorganic Chemistry 55, no. 22:11971-11978. PNNL-SA-120739. doi:10.1021/acs.inorgchem.6b02120

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