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Method and apparatus for transmutation of atomic nuclei

United States Patent

5,764,715
June 9, 1998
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Low Waste Method for Production of Radionuclides
Insuring a constant supply of radioisotopes is of great importance to medicine and industry. This invention addresses this problem, and helps to solve it by introducing a new apparatus for transmutation of isotopes which enables swift and flexible production on demand.
Maenchen; John Eric (Albuquerque, NM), Ruiz; Carlos Leon (Albuquerque, NM)
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
08/ 603,772
February 20, 1996
This invention was made with Government support under Contract DE-AC04-94AL85000 awarded by the Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.