A Push for LEU Isotopes: What it Means for Imaging
A Push for LEU Isotopes: What it Means for Imaging: http://www.diagnosticimaging.com/contrast-agents/content/article/113619/2124856
...NRU uses HEU to produce medical isotopes (the reactor fuel is
LEU), have not heard of any plans to change from HEU to LEU for medical
isotopes at NRU, interesting that the expected date of 2016 for a full
conversion to LEU for medical isorope production coincides with the
Harper's decision that NRU will no longer produce isotopes beyond 2016: http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/energy/sources/uranium-nuclear/1353
"This is why investments are being made to relicense the NRU to 2016.
However, it is not the intention to have the NRU produce isotopes beyond
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