Medical Isotope Production Using a Neutron Moderator and a Fissionable Capsule

It may be difficult to separate "theory" from "application," but let''s see if this helps facilitate the discussion.
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Re: Medical Isotope Production Using a Neutron Moderator and a Fissionable Capsule

Post by Conner Ruhl » Thu Aug 30, 2012 6:22 pm

I am working with people from the physics department at SIUE and the nuclear engineering department at NCSU. I am hoping that a large portion of the budget woes will be alliviated by these two sources and their materials.

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Re: Medical Isotope Production Using a Neutron Moderator and a Fissionable Capsule

Post by Jon Rosenstiel » Fri Aug 31, 2012 4:38 am

Carl-

A few more to add to the list.

Antimony
Cobalt
Dysprosium
Erbium
Gadolinium
Palladium
Rubidium
Strontium
Tantalum

Makes me think of Tom Lehrer's "Elements" song. (First heard this ditty in 1958... I was 16-years old at the time)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYW50F42ss8

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Re: Medical Isotope Production Using a Neutron Moderator and a Fissionable Capsule

Post by Chris Bradley » Fri Aug 31, 2012 9:32 am

Have you managed to activate cobalt, Jon!?

I missed seeing that one, if it's here in the forum.

Is there a link, what are the run details?

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