COBALT-57

PRODUCTION

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JPNM Physics Isotopes

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Carrier-free Co-57 is produced by cyclotron irradiation of iron.

Fe-56(91.68% natural abundance) or Fe-57 (2.17%)

Fe-56(d,n) ;

Fe-57(p,gamma);

Prepared by Luis E. Diaz, M.D.

References

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Douglas J. Wagenaar, Ph.D., wagenaar@nucmed.bih.harvard.edu