Isotope production alternatives

Kondro, Wayne
November 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/23/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 17, pE757
Academic Journal
The article reports on the support received by four institutions including Canadian Light Source Inc., Advanced Cyclotron Systems Inc., and Tri-University Meson Facility from 35-million-dollar financial allocation to investigate ways to produce medical isotopes via linear accelerator and cyclotron technologies.


Related Articles

  • Deals roundup.  // Medical Device Daily;10/14/2008, Vol. 12 Issue 218, p3 

    The article reports on the agreement of NuView Life Sciences of Park City, Utah to assume management of Trace Life Sciences of Denton, Texas. The transaction includes the operations of the linear accelerator and cyclotron production facilities in Denton. Products being developed by the Trace...

  • Commissioning of the Spherical Grating Monochromator Soft X-ray Spectroscopy Beamline at the Canadian Light Source. Regier, T.; Paulsen, J.; Wright, G.; Coulthard, I.; Tan, K.; Sham, T. K.; Blyth, R. I. R. // AIP Conference Proceedings;2007, Vol. 879 Issue 1, p473 

    The Spherical Grating Monochromator (SGM) is a Dragon type soft x-ray beamline designed to provide users at the Canadian Light Source (CLS) with monochromatic photons with energies between 250 and 2000 eV. Commissioning of the beamline began in the spring of 2005 and is expected to be completed...

  • Advanced Photon Source and Canadian Light Source strengthen ties.  // Biomedical Market Newsletter;7/19/2012, Vol. 21, p1 

    The article informs that the Advanced Photon Source, a national synchrotron x-ray research facility at the Argonne National Laboratory has announced to partner with the Canadian Light Source Inc. to deal with global challenges.

  • linear accelerator.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1346 

    A definition of the term "linear accelerator," which refers to an apparatus that uses high-frequency electromagnetic waves to speed up charged particles, is presented.

  • Kootenai Cancer Center puts tight beam on brain tumors. McLean, Mike // Journal of Business (10756124);5/5/2011, Vol. 26 Issue 10, pB2 

    The article mentions the linear accelerator from Varian Medical Systems Inc.

  • $6M cancer center completed.  // Toledo Business Journal;Jul2011, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p40 

    The article focuses on the completion of Monroe Cancer Center, a six million dollars facility in Monroe, Michigan which has been developed through the partnership of Mercy Memorial Hospital System, Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit, Michigan, and ProMedica Health System in Toledo,...

  • X-ray induced Sm3+ to Sm2+ conversion in fluorophosphate and fluoroaluminate glasses for the monitoring of high-doses in microbeam radiation therapy. Vahedi, Shahrzad; Okada, Go; Morrell, Brian; Muzar, Edward; Koughia, Cyril; Edgar, Andy; Varoy, Chris; Belev, George; Wysokinski, Tomasz; Chapman, Dean; Kasap, Safa // Journal of Applied Physics;Oct2012, Vol. 112 Issue 7, p073108 

    Fluorophosphate and fluoroaluminate glasses doped with trivalent samarium were evaluated as sensors of x-ray radiation for microbeam radiation therapy at the Canadian Light Source using the conversion of trivalent Sm3+ to the divalent form Sm2+. Both types of glasses show similar conversion...

  • Synchrotron sheds new light on research questions. Rynor, Becky // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/8/2015, Vol. 187 Issue 12, pE367 

    The article discusses research led by Dean Chapman at the University of Saskatchewan on the use of Canadian Light Source (CLS) synchroton for biomedical imaging. The study describes how synchroton uses radio frequency waves and electromagnets to accelerate electrons to nearly the speed of light...

  • Fidelity of dose delivery at high dose rate of volumetric modulated arc therapy in a truebeam linac with flattening filter free beams. Kalantzis, Georgios; Jianguo Qian; Bin Han; Luxton, Gary // Journal of Medical Physics;Oct-Dec2012, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p193 

    The purpose of this study is to assess fidelity of radiation delivery between high and low dose rates of the flattening filter free (FFF) modes of a new all-digital design medical linear accelerator (Varian TrueBeamâ„¢), particularly for plans optimized for volumetric modulated arc therapy...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics