Chapter 3. Reactor Production of Radionuclides

  1. Michael J. Welch3 and
  2. Carol S. Redvanly4
  1. Leonard F. Mausner1 and
  2. Saed Mirzadeh2

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470846380.ch3

Handbook of Radiopharmaceuticals: Radiochemistry and Applications

Handbook of Radiopharmaceuticals: Radiochemistry and Applications

How to Cite

Mausner, L. F. and Mirzadeh, S. (2002) Reactor Production of Radionuclides, in Handbook of Radiopharmaceuticals: Radiochemistry and Applications (eds M. J. Welch and C. S. Redvanly), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470846380.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Washington University School of Medicine, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, 510 S. Kingshighway Boulevard, Campus Box 8225, St. Louis, MO, USA

  2. 4

    Department of Chemistry, Brookhaven National Laboratory Associated Universities Ltd, Upton, New York, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Medical Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, USA

  2. 2

    Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 27 NOV 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471495604

Online ISBN: 9780470846384

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Keywords:

  • reactor production;
  • nuclear elastic scattering;
  • alumina-based generator systems

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Historical Background

  • Nuclear Reactions

  • Sources of Nuclear Particles

  • Main Production Approaches with Neutrons

  • Targetry

  • Chemical Processing

  • Important Specific Cases

  • Conclusions

  • References