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Title: Measurement of 139La(p,x) cross sections from 35–60 MeV by stacked-target activation

Abstract

A stacked-target of natural lanthanum foils (99.9119% 139La) was irradiated using a 60 MeV proton beam at the LBNL 88-Inch Cyclotron. 139La(p,x) cross sections are reported between 35–60 MeV for nine product radionuclides. The primary motivation for this measurement was the need to quantify the production of 134Ce. As a positron-emitting analogue of the promising medical radionuclide 225Ac, 134Ce is desirable for in vivo applications of bio-distribution assays for this emerging radio-pharmaceutical. Finally, the results of this measurement were compared to the nuclear model codes TALYS, EMPIRE and ALICE (using default parameters), which showed significant deviation from the measured values.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [2];  [1];  [1];  [3]
  1. Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (United States)
  2. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
  3. Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (United States); Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Nuclear Physics (NP)
OSTI Identifier:
1603585
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-05CH11231; LAB16-1588 NSD
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
European Physical Journal. A
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 56; Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 1434-6001
Publisher:
Springer
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS

Citation Formats

Morrell, Jonathan T., Voyles, Andrew S., Basunia, M. S., Batchelder, Jon C., Matthews, Eric F., and Bernstein, Lee A. Measurement of 139La(p,x) cross sections from 35–60 MeV by stacked-target activation. United States: N. p., 2020. Web. doi:10.1140/epja/s10050-019-00010-0.
Morrell, Jonathan T., Voyles, Andrew S., Basunia, M. S., Batchelder, Jon C., Matthews, Eric F., & Bernstein, Lee A. Measurement of 139La(p,x) cross sections from 35–60 MeV by stacked-target activation. United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.1140/epja/s10050-019-00010-0
Morrell, Jonathan T., Voyles, Andrew S., Basunia, M. S., Batchelder, Jon C., Matthews, Eric F., and Bernstein, Lee A. Tue . "Measurement of 139La(p,x) cross sections from 35–60 MeV by stacked-target activation". United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.1140/epja/s10050-019-00010-0. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1603585.
@article{osti_1603585,
title = {Measurement of 139La(p,x) cross sections from 35–60 MeV by stacked-target activation},
author = {Morrell, Jonathan T. and Voyles, Andrew S. and Basunia, M. S. and Batchelder, Jon C. and Matthews, Eric F. and Bernstein, Lee A.},
abstractNote = {A stacked-target of natural lanthanum foils (99.9119% 139La) was irradiated using a 60 MeV proton beam at the LBNL 88-Inch Cyclotron. 139La(p,x) cross sections are reported between 35–60 MeV for nine product radionuclides. The primary motivation for this measurement was the need to quantify the production of 134Ce. As a positron-emitting analogue of the promising medical radionuclide 225Ac, 134Ce is desirable for in vivo applications of bio-distribution assays for this emerging radio-pharmaceutical. Finally, the results of this measurement were compared to the nuclear model codes TALYS, EMPIRE and ALICE (using default parameters), which showed significant deviation from the measured values.},
doi = {10.1140/epja/s10050-019-00010-0},
journal = {European Physical Journal. A},
number = 1,
volume = 56,
place = {United States},
year = {2020},
month = {1}
}

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