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Evaluation of and Productions Based on a High-Performance Cyclotron

Table 2

The integral production yields (normalized per incident proton) estimated on Mo-enriched sample thicknesses both for 99Mo and Tc productions. Additional production quality parameters for Tc are listed as well.

Proton energy Target for
Mo (mm)
Target for
Tc (mm)
Mo/p (adu) Tc/p (adu) Tc/ Tc
yield ratio
Tc/all Tc
yield ratio

70 MeV Optimized 5.93 / / / /
Thick 6.74 / / / /

40 MeV Optimized 1.82 / / / /
Thick 2.47 / / / /

25 MeV Optimized 0.66 0.94 0.187 0.117
Thick 1.00 1.04 0.191 0.115

20 MeV Optimized 0.46 0.57 0.198 0.170
Thick 0.63 0.65 0.203 0.161

15 MeV Optimized 0.14 0.26 0.235 0.211
Thick 0.33 0.35 0.244 0.185

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