RADIOISOTOPE PRODUCTION AT HFR PETTEN
Diagnosis and therapy of cancer and other tumors have made increasing use of the short-lived radioisotope 99m-Tc, derived from 99-Mo, which is produced in HFR Petten as a fission product from 235-U (fission route). Other isotope production routes include 99 Mo by activation, 192 Ir, 60 Co for medical and industrial applications and 242 Pu for reference purposes. The posters give a display of the irradiation facilities for the fission route production of 99 Mo and also show other standard isotope production rigs which have exposure times varying from minutes to months. Mention is made of transport handling and timing problems.
Bibliographic Reference: INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON THE USE AND DEVELOPMENT OF LOW AND MEDIUM FLUX RESEARCH REACTORS, CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (USA), OCT. 17-19, 1983 WRITE TO CEC LUXEMBOURG, DG XIII/A2, POB 1907 MENTIONING PAPER E 31269 ORA
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Record Number: 1989122073300 / Last updated on: 1987-01-01
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