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Production of Isotopes

  • Carlos Gonzalez Lepera
  • Wai-Hoi Wong

Abstract

The rapid development and increasing interest in the use of metabolic imaging techniques has created a steady demand for on-site or regional production of radioisotopes. This chapter presents some basic concepts associated with radioisotope production, in particular, those aspects related to cyclotron production of positron-emitting radionuclide.

Keywords

Positron Emission Tomography Single Photon Emission Compute Tomography Compound Nucleus Experimental Cross Section Graaff Accelerator 
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    Harnacher K, Coenen HH, Stöcklin G. Efficient stereospecific synthesis of no-carrier-added 2-[18F]-Fluoro-2-Deoxy-D-Glucose using aminopolyether supported nucleophilic substitution. J Nucl Med 1986; 27: 235–238.Google Scholar

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  • Carlos Gonzalez Lepera
  • Wai-Hoi Wong

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