Jennifer Botting is a Radioanalytical Laboratory Staff Technician for the Radioactive Materials Analytical Lab Group. She has an associate degree in environmental science and 17 years of Analytical Chemistry Laboratory experience. She spent 10 years as a Radiological Laboratory Analyst for TVA at Watts Bar Nuclear Plant and has a broad range of analytical, radioanalytical, and environmental field and laboratory knowledge. Jennifer was a key participant in the Radiological Environmental Monitoring Program at Watts Bar which included the sampling of various materials like soil and vegetation for radioisotopes. She also has experience working inside a cleanroom laboratory (Class 10) for the surface testing of semiconductor grade polysilicon.
Instrumentation experience includes, but is not limited to, Ion Chromatography (IC), Gas Chromatography (GC), Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass spectrometry (ICP-MS), Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission spectrometry (ICP-OES), X-ray Fluorescence spectroscopy (XRF), Ultraviolet-visible spectroscopy (UV/Vis), Atomic Absorption spectroscopy (AA), Gamma-ray spectroscopy (GRS), Alpha-Particle spectroscopy (APS), Beta Liquid Scintillation counting spectroscopy (LSC), and Alpha/Beta Low background proportional counting (LBPC).