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Title: Technetium-99m generators prepared from fission produced Molybdenum-99: quality control and performance aspects
Authors: Boyd, RE
Hetherington, ELR
Wood, NR
Keywords: Gamma spectrometers
Ionization chambers
Molybdenum 99
Technetium 99
Issue Date: Oct-1971
Publisher: Australian Atomic Energy Commission
Citation: Boyd, R. E., Hetherington, E. L. R., & Wood, N. R. (1971). Technetium-99m generators prepared from fission produced molybdenum-99- quality control and performance aspects (AAEC/E224). Lucas Heights, N.S.W.: Research Establishment, Australian Atomic Energy Commission.
Abstract: 99mTc generators distributed by the A.A.E.C. are based on 99Mo extracted from irradiated uranium. The production of these generators and the methods employed in their testing are described. The quantity of 99mTc eluted from these generators varied with pH of the eluant with maxima at pH 0.5 - 0.9, 3, 4.7 - 6.7 and > 9.5. Terminal autoclaving reduced the yield by 10 - 20 per cent.
Gov't Doc #: 455
ISBN: 0642994188
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