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Title: Production of radio-gold {sup 199}Au for diagnostic and therapeutic applications

Production cross-sections of the {sup nat}Pt(d,x){sup 199}Au reactions have been measured from a 24-MeV deuteron energy down to the threshold by using a stacked-foil activation technique combined with HPGe γ-ray spectrometry. Only a partial agreement is obtained with the existing literature data. Theoretical data extracted from the TENDL-2013 library shows large discrepancy with the measured ones. Physical thick target yield for the {sup 199}Au radionuclide was deduced using the measured cross-sections, and found a general agreement with the directly measured yield available in the literature. This study reveals that a low deuteron energy (<15 MeV) cyclotron and an enriched {sup 198}Pt (100%) target could be used to obtain {sup 199}Au in no carrier added form.
Authors:
;  [1] ;  [2]
  1. Department of Physics, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
  2. Nishina Center for Accelerator-Based Science, RIKEN, Wako, Saitama 351-0198 (Japan)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22494532
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 1704; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: iNuSTEC2015: International muclear science, technology and engineering conference 2015, Negeri Sembilan (Malaysia), 17-19 Aug 2015; Other Information: (c) 2016 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS; CARRIERS; CROSS SECTIONS; CYCLOTRONS; DEUTERONS; GOLD 199; MEV RANGE 10-100; PLATINUM 198; SPECTROSCOPY; YIELDS