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Production of thorium-229 from thorium-230

United States Patent Application

20070098130
A1
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A method for producing .sup.229Th uses .sup.230Th as a target material. .sup.229Th can be formed from .sup.230Th using energetic particles, including neutron, gamma ray, proton or deuteron bombardment.
Mirzadeh, Saed (Knoxville, TN), Garland, Marc Alan (Oak Ridge, TN)
UT-BATTELLE, LLC (Oak Ridge TN)
11/ 507,152
August 21, 2006
STATMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT [0002] The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC05-00OR22725 between the United States Department of Energy and UT-Battelle, LLC.