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Title: .sup.100Mo compounds as accelerator targets for production of .sup.99mTc

Abstract

Methods of synthesizing .sup.100Mo.sub.2C and .sup.99mTcO.sub.4.sup.- are disclosed. Methods of .sup.100Mo.sub.2C generation involve thermally carburizing .sup.100MoO.sub.3. Methods of .sup.99mTcO.sub.4 generation involve proton bombardment of .sup.100Mo.sub.2C in a cyclotron. Yields of .sup.99mTcO.sub.4 can be increased by sintering .sup.100Mo.sub.2C prior to bombardment. The methods also include recycling of .sup.100Mo.sub.2C to form .sup.100MoO.sub.3. SPECT images obtained using .sup.99mTcO.sub.4 generated by the disclosed methods are also presented.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Washington University, Saint Louis, MO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1325736
Patent Number(s):
9,449,726
Application Number:
14/293,599
Assignee:
Washington University (Saint Louis, MO) EFRC
DOE Contract Number:  
SC0006435
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Jun 02
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

Citation Formats

Richards, Vernal, and Lapi, Suzanne. .sup.100Mo compounds as accelerator targets for production of .sup.99mTc. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Richards, Vernal, & Lapi, Suzanne. .sup.100Mo compounds as accelerator targets for production of .sup.99mTc. United States.
Richards, Vernal, and Lapi, Suzanne. Tue . ".sup.100Mo compounds as accelerator targets for production of .sup.99mTc". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1325736.
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abstractNote = {Methods of synthesizing .sup.100Mo.sub.2C and .sup.99mTcO.sub.4.sup.- are disclosed. Methods of .sup.100Mo.sub.2C generation involve thermally carburizing .sup.100MoO.sub.3. Methods of .sup.99mTcO.sub.4 generation involve proton bombardment of .sup.100Mo.sub.2C in a cyclotron. Yields of .sup.99mTcO.sub.4 can be increased by sintering .sup.100Mo.sub.2C prior to bombardment. The methods also include recycling of .sup.100Mo.sub.2C to form .sup.100MoO.sub.3. SPECT images obtained using .sup.99mTcO.sub.4 generated by the disclosed methods are also presented.},
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year = {Tue Sep 20 00:00:00 EDT 2016},
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