Electron linear accelerator production and purification of scandium-47 from titanium dioxide targets.

Abstract

The photonuclear production of no-carrier-added (NCA) 47Sc from solid NatTiO2 and the subsequent chemical processing and purification have been developed. Scandium-47 was produced by the 48Ti(γ,p)47Sc reaction with Bremsstrahlung photons produced from the braking of electrons in a high-Z (W or Ta) convertor. Production yields were simulated with the PHITS… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.apradiso.2017.11.007

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