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Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry

, Volume 123, Issue 2, pp 643–653 | Cite as

Nuclear spallation as a mechanism for radioisotope production: Cross sections for selected nuclides

  • D. A. Miller
  • M. Grant
  • B. R. Erdal
  • R. E. Whipple
  • H. A. O'BrienJr.
Radioanalytical Methods and Technology: General

Abstract

Proton spallation is a relatively recent method for significant radioisotope production. A detailed discussion of the activation equation for charged-particle reactions is given, and measured values of spallation cross sections for reactions of 800-MeV protons with three target materials are reported.

Keywords

Physical Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry Target Material Activation Equation Recent Method 
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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. A. Miller
    • 1
  • M. Grant
    • 1
  • B. R. Erdal
    • 2
  • R. E. Whipple
    • 2
  • H. A. O'BrienJr.
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryCalifornia State UniversityNorthridge(USA)
  2. 2.Lawrence Livermore National LaboratoryLivermore(USA)
  3. 3.Los Alamos National LaboratoryLos Alamos(USA)

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