Title: Excitation functionfordeuteron induced nuclear reactions on natural ytterbium for production of high specific activity 177gLu in no-carrier-added form for metabolic radiotherapy
Authors: MANENTI SimoneGROPPI FlaviaGANDINI AndreaGINI LuigiABBAS KamelHOLZWARTH UweSIMONELLI FedericaBONARDI Mauro
Citation: APPLIED RADIATION AND ISOTOPES vol. 69 no. 1 p. 37-45
Publisher: PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD
Publication Year: 2011
JRC N°: JRC60707
ISSN: 0969-8043
URI: http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC60707
DOI: 10.1016/j.apradiso.2010.08.008
Type: Articles in Journals
Abstract: Deuteron-inducednuclearreactionsforgenerationof no-carrier-added Lu radionuclideswere investigatedusingthestacked-foilactivationtechniqueonnaturalYbtargetsatenergiesupto Ed¼18.18MeV.Excitationfunctionsofthereactions natYb(d,xn)169,170,171,172,173,174g,174m,176m,177gLu and natYb(d,pxn)169,175,177Yb havebeenmeasured,amongthemthree(169Lu, 174mLu and 176mLu) are reportedforthefirsttime.Theupperlimitofthecontaminationfromthelong-livedmetastablelevel 177mLu wasevaluatedtoo.Thick-targetyieldsforallinvestigatedradionuclidesarecalculated.
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