May 11 – 16, 2014
Casino Conference Centre
Europe/Prague timezone

Production of 45Ti by Proton Irradiation of 45Sc

May 15, 2014, 5:30 PM
1h 15m
Gallery (Casino Conference Centre)


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Poster Production and Application of Radionuclides Poster Session - Production and Application of Radionuclides


Dr Ali Sattari (Agriculture and Medicine Research School)


Objectives: 45Ti with a half-life of 3.08 h is a positron emitter radioisotope with a positron branching of 85% and also decays 15% by electron capture with E ( β+max ), 1.04MeV. The high β+ yield, short half-life and a stable daughter make 45Ti a suitable candidate for positron emission tomography (PET) imaging .This properties makes this radionuclide useful in the diagnosis of tumors. Methods: In this study after considering the excitation functions for 45Sc(p,n)45Ti reaction using TALYS and ALICE/ASH codes and comparison with other experimental data’s, 45Ti was produced by dint of pressing method with newly designed and manufactured shuttle and capsule. Essential target thickness and physical yield were calculated. Results: new method for production and purification of 45Ti was evaluated. The scandium oxide target was irradiated at 20 µA current and 21 MeV proton beam energy for 1h.experimental yield of 403.3 MBq/µAh was reported Key words: 45Ti, Radiochemical Separation, Pressing Method.

Primary author

Prof. Yousef Fazaeli (Agriculture and Medicine Research School)


Dr Ali Sattari (Agriculture and Medicine Research School) Dr Mohammadreza Aboudzadeh (Agriculture and Medicine Research School)

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