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Medical Radioisotopes

Many radioisotopes are made in nuclear reactors, some in cyclotrons (particle accelerators).  Generally neutron-rich ones and those resulting from nuclear fission need to be made in reactors, neutron-depleted ones are made in cyclotrons.  There are about 40 activation product radioisotopes and five fission product ones made in reactors.

Reactor Radioisotopes

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Cyclotron Radioisotopes

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