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Production and use of short-lived radioisotopes from reactors

Seminar on the Practical Applications of Short-lived Radioisotopes Produced in Small Research Reactors (1962 Vienna)

Production and use of short-lived radioisotopes from reactors

proceedings. Held by the International Atomic Energy Agency.

by Seminar on the Practical Applications of Short-lived Radioisotopes Produced in Small Research Reactors (1962 Vienna)

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Published by IAEA in Vienna .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radioisotopes -- Congresses.,
  • Radioisotopes -- Industrial applications.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesInternational Atomic Energy Agency. Proceedings series, Proceedings series (International Atomic Energy Agency)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK9400 .S4 1962, TK9400 .S4 1962
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14131808M
    LC Control Number63005648

    The NUCLEAR MEDICINE section contains articles, USA - Book - Medical Isotope Production Without Highly Enriched Uranium Published in 1) Radioisotope production, characteristics Medical radioisotopes production without a nuclear reactor (WISE - NIRS) World Published in 2). Much of the early clinical work with radioisotopes was performed with short-half-life isotopes produced by a particle accelerator. Since the application of the high-flux nuclear reactor, most clinicians prefer utilizing materials of longer half-life. This is due to the fact that relatively few medical installations are in the vicinity of a nuclear reactor and also that longer-half-life Cited by: 1.

    Although the primary use of the cyclotron-produced short-lived radioisotopes is in PET/CT (positron emission tomography/computed tomography) and SPECT (single photon emission computed tomography. The longer-lived radioisotopes that are used for haematological investigations are generally available from commercial suppliers. The usual way of obtaining certain short-lived radioisotopes is by means of a radioisotope generator, in which a moderately long-lived parent radioisotope decays to produce the required short-lived isotope.

    Production of Radioisotopes Without A Nuclear Reactor In June , the Laka Foundation published The Pallas business case (' between dream and reality', in Dutch). The report assesses the plans for a new nuclear research reactor which is said to be necessary for the production of medical isotopes. nuclide production are generally compact, accelerate light ions (proton, deuteron or helium) and are primarily used to produce short-lived, proton-rich radio-nuclides. The main use of these unstable isotopes is for diagnostics and therapy in biomedicine. Other fields using radio nuclides as tracers include agriculture (bio-kinetics in plants and.


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