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High specific activity platinum-195m

United States Patent

October 12, 2004
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A new composition of matter includes .sup.195m Pt characterized by a specific activity of at least 30 mCi/mg Pt, generally made by method that includes the steps of: exposing .sup.193 Ir to a flux of neutrons sufficient to convert a portion of the .sup.193 Ir to .sup.195m Pt to form an irradiated material; dissolving the irradiated material to form an intermediate solution comprising Ir and Pt; and separating the Pt from the Ir by cation exchange chromatography to produce .sup.195m Pt.
Mirzadeh; Saed (Knoxville, TN), Du; Miting (Knoxville, TN), Beets; Arnold L. (Clinton, TN), Knapp, Jr.; Furn F. (Oak Ridge, TN)
UT-Battelle, LLC (Oak Ridge, TN)
10/ 718,235
November 20, 2003
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.