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How to produce <strong>Copper 64</strong>

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Efficient for small productions
Cyclone® KIUBE

Cyclone® KIUBE

<p>For small <sup>64</sup>Cu production, the most cost effective solution is the irradiation of a liquid target at an energy around 14-16 MeV protons. Cyclone<sup>®&nbsp;</sup>KIUBE can have different fixed exit energy with its Custom Energy feature allowing the highest purity.</p> <p>Cyclone<sup>®</sup>&nbsp;KIUBE can also be equipped with a degrador foil on the liquid target</p> More about Cyclone® KIUBE
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Nirta® Liquid target

Nirta® Liquid target

<p>The irradiation of enriched Ni via &nbsp;<sup>64</sup>Ni(p,n)<sup>64</sup>Cu nuclear reaction, which is extensively prevalent and with almost no competitive copper radioisotopes involved in the process to deteriorate the purity</p> More about Nirta® liquid target
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Synthera® extension

Synthera® extension

<p>The technique is capable of delivering batches of &nbsp;purified&nbsp;<sup>64</sup>Cu ([<sup>64</sup>Cu]CuCl2); with only 30 min of post-process after End-Of-Beam (EOB), while avoiding the&nbsp; technical difficulties arising from the use of conventional solid targets.</p> More about Synthera® Extension
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Efficient for larger production
Cyclone® KIUBE

Cyclone® KIUBE

<p>For large scale production, <sup>64</sup>Cu can be produced with the irradiation of a solid target at 12- 16 MeV. Cyclone<sup>®</sup>&nbsp;KIUBE can have different fixed exit energy with its Custom Energy feature allowing the highest purity.</p> <p>Cyclone<sup>®</sup>&nbsp;KIUBE can also be equipped with a degrador foil on the solid target&nbsp;</p> More about Cyclone® KIUBE
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Nirta® solid target

Nirta® solid target

<p>Nirta<sup>®</sup>&nbsp;Solid target can be used for irradiation of enriched <sup>64</sup>Ni to produce <sup>64</sup>Cu via <sup>64</sup>Ni(p,n)<sup>64</sup>Cu nuclear reaction. The target is electroplated onto a silver backing with the Nirta<sup>®</sup>&nbsp;plating system<br /> The target material is then &nbsp;manually or automatically transferred to a hot cell.&nbsp;</p> <p>Since the enriched <sup>64</sup>Ni is very expensive, recycling is recommended.&nbsp;</p> More about Nirta® target
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Pinctada® Metal

Pinctada® Metal

<p>The irradiated target material is then dissolved and post-processed. Pinctada<sup>®</sup> platform is a complete industrial platform for the dissolution &amp; separation for production of <sup>64</sup>Cu.</p> <p>The purified radioisotope is obtained in the form of Copper-chloride and it&nbsp;can be used for further labelling manually or on Synthera<sup>®</sup></p> More about Pinctada® metal
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Alternative
Cyclone® 30

Cyclone® 30

<p><sup>64</sup>Cu can also be produced on the Cyclone<sup>®</sup> 30 using its variable energy and solid target</p> More about Cyclone® 30
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Nirta® solid target

Nirta® solid target

<p><span>Nirta</span><sup>®</sup>&nbsp;Solid target can be used for irradiation of enriched <sup>64</sup>Ni to produce <sup>64</sup>Cu via <sup>64</sup>Ni(p,n)<sup>64</sup>Cu nuclear reaction. The target is electroplated onto a silver backing with the <span>Nirta</span><sup>®</sup>&nbsp;plating system<br /> The target material is then &nbsp;manually or automatically transferred to a hot cell.&nbsp;</p> <p>Since the enriched <sup>64</sup>Ni is very expensive, recycling is recommended.&nbsp;</p> More about Nirta® solid target
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Pinctada® Metal

Pinctada® Metal

<p>The irradiated target material is then dissolved and post-processed. <span>Pinctada</span><sup>®</sup> platform is a complete industrial platform for the dissolution &amp; separation for production of <sup>64</sup>Cu-Chloride ([<sup>64</sup>Cu]CuCl2.)</p> <p>The purified radioisotope is obtained in the form of Copper-chloride and it&nbsp;can be used for further labelling manually or on <span>Synthera</span><sup>®</sup></p> More about Pinctada® Metal
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