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Title: Thin californium-containing radioactive source wires

Abstract

A cermet wire includes at least 1% californium-252 and is characterized by a diameter of no more than 0.0225 inch.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Clinton, TN
  2. Kingston, TN
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1035790
Patent Number(s):
8088056
Application Number:
11/379,824
Assignee:
UT-Battelle, LLC (Oak Ridge, TN)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B21 - MECHANICAL METAL-WORKING WITHOUT ESSENTIALLY REMOVING MATERIAL B21C - MANUFACTURE OF METAL SHEETS, WIRE, RODS, TUBES OR PROFILES, OTHERWISE THAN BY ROLLING
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B21 - MECHANICAL METAL-WORKING WITHOUT ESSENTIALLY REMOVING MATERIAL B21F - WORKING OR PROCESSING OF METAL WIRE
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Gross, Ian G, and Pierce, Larry A. Thin californium-containing radioactive source wires. United States: N. p., 2012. Web.
Gross, Ian G, & Pierce, Larry A. Thin californium-containing radioactive source wires. United States.
Gross, Ian G, and Pierce, Larry A. Tue . "Thin californium-containing radioactive source wires". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1035790.
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Works referenced in this record:

Clinical brachytherapy with neutron emitting 252Cf sources and adherence to AAPM TG-43 dosimetry protocol
journal, January 1999