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Title: Chemical plating method of preparing radiation source material

Abstract

A uniform dispersion of a radioisotope within a noble metal matrix is provided by chemically plating a noble metal coating onto particles including a dissociable compound of the mdioisotope. A suspension of the dissociable compound in a chemically reductive solution is prepared and noble metal cations added to produce the noble metal coatings. The coated particles are filtered, dried and heated to calcine the dissociable compound to a refractory powder. The powder can be encapsulated in measured portions or consolidated and shaped into an elongated form for easy apportionnnent as radiation source material. (Official Gazette)

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4328566
Patent Number(s):
3778295
Assignee:
to United States Atomic Energy Commission
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G21 - NUCLEAR PHYSICS G21G - CONVERSION OF CHEMICAL ELEMENTS
NSA Number:
NSA-29-021097
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 1972 Mar 01; Other Information: B44d1/02. Orig. Receipt Date: 30-JUN-74
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
N47310* -Isotope & Radiation Source Technology-Radiation Sources-Design & Fabrication; *RADIATION SOURCES- FABRICATION; ACTINIUM 227; AMERICIUM 241; AMERICIUM 243; CALIFORNIUM 252; COBALT 60; CURIUM 242; CURIUM 244; PLUTONIUM 238; POLONIUM 210; POWDERS

Citation Formats

Smith, P K, Huntoon, R T, and Mosley, Jr, W C. Chemical plating method of preparing radiation source material. United States: N. p., 1973. Web.
Smith, P K, Huntoon, R T, & Mosley, Jr, W C. Chemical plating method of preparing radiation source material. United States.
Smith, P K, Huntoon, R T, and Mosley, Jr, W C. Tue . "Chemical plating method of preparing radiation source material". United States.
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abstractNote = {A uniform dispersion of a radioisotope within a noble metal matrix is provided by chemically plating a noble metal coating onto particles including a dissociable compound of the mdioisotope. A suspension of the dissociable compound in a chemically reductive solution is prepared and noble metal cations added to produce the noble metal coatings. The coated particles are filtered, dried and heated to calcine the dissociable compound to a refractory powder. The powder can be encapsulated in measured portions or consolidated and shaped into an elongated form for easy apportionnnent as radiation source material. (Official Gazette)},
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