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Title A Study of Potential Accelerator Production of Radioisotopes for Both Diagnostics and Therapy
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Abstract There is currently much interest in accelerator based replacements for radioisotope production. The primary focus is the use of compact low energy (<30MeV) proton accelerators that can provide local on-site production of short lived isotopes and as a replacement for the current reactor production of important isotopes such as Ga-68. As part of a study into the viability of this production method this work undertakes a benchmarking study the GEANT4 code using the new low energy data-driven physics list QGSPBICAllHP for the production of significant diagnostic and therapy isotopes such as F-18 and Ga-68. results from these simulations will be compared to experimental cross-sections and other codes to determine reliability before being used to further asses the activity producible using these reactions.
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Paper In Conference Proceedings In 8th International Particle Accelerator Conference (IPAC'17), Copenhagen, Denmark, 14-19 May 2017, (2017): 4765-4767. http://accelconf.…/papers/thpva132.pdf 2017
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