Generation of 99Mo on an IRT-T reactor

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The specific activity of 99Mo can be increased by irradiation with both thermal and resonance neutrons in a beryllium trap of an IRT-T medium-flux reactor for non-waste production of sorption generators of 99m Tc. The target irradiation geometry was optimized by the Monte-Carlo method. The calculations were validated by experiments. Recommendations on the target preparation were given.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)493-496
Number of pages4
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2006


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  • Chemistry(all)

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