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Process of preparing tritiated porous silicon

United States Patent

*** EXPIRED ***
5,604,162
February 18, 1997
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A process of preparing tritiated porous silicon in which porous silicon is equilibrated with a gaseous vapor containing HT/T.sub.2 gas in a diluent for a time sufficient for tritium in the gas phase to replace hydrogen present in the pore surfaces of the porous silicon.
Tam; Shiu-Wing (Downers Grove, IL)
The University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
08/ 671,325
June 27, 1996
CONTRACTUAL ORIGIN OF THE INVENTION The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. W-31-109-ENG-38 between the U.S. Department of Energy and The University of Chicago representing Argonne National Laboratory.