Production parameters of the therapeutic Rh-105 Radionuclide using medium energy cyclotron

Khandaker, Mayeen Uddin and Kim, G. and Kim, K. (2012) Production parameters of the therapeutic Rh-105 Radionuclide using medium energy cyclotron. Pramana-Journal of Physics, 79 (2). pp. 243-248. ISSN 0304-4289, DOI

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Production cross-sections of the therapeutic Rh-105 radionuclide from proton-induced reactions on natural palladium target were measured using stacked-foil activation technique combined with high resolution gamma-ray spectrometry at the MC50 cyclotron of the Korea Institute of Radiological and Medical Sciences. Note that cyclotron production of the Rh-105 radionuclide from natural palladium target was measured here for the first time. Results are compared with the theoretical values obtained using the model codes TALYS and ALICE-IPPE. Thick target integral yields for the investigated Rh-105 radionuclide were deduced from the threshold energy to 40 MeV. Measured data of the Rh-105 radionuclide are important because of its potential applications in nuclear medicine and/or therapeutic purposes. Optimal production circumstances for the therapeutic Rh-105 radionuclide using a cyclotron are discussed elaborately.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Department of Physics, Faculty of Science Building, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
Uncontrolled Keywords: mc50 cyclotron; Palladium target; rh-105 radionuclide; Integral yield; Talys code; Alice-ippe code; Production cross-sections; Nuclear processes
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Divisions: Faculty of Science > Department of Physics
Depositing User: Miss Malisa Diana
Date Deposited: 05 Jul 2013 09:06
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2019 08:49

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