Accession Number : AD0284283

Title :   NEW ISOTOPE IN-106

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV LOS ANGELES

Personal Author(s) : CATURA,RICHARD C. ; RICHARDSON,J. REGINALD

Report Date : AUG 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : The object of this study is the discovery of In-106 and the investigation of its decay scheme. The search for In-106 is attractive for several reasons. First, the simplicity of the reaction with which it may be produced. In-106 may be produced by a p,n reaction on the stable nucleus Cd-106. Since the energy threshold for this type of reaction is relatively low, the number of competing activities produced in the target may be minimized by bombarding with low energy protons. Second, subsequent positron decay of the product of a p,n reaction produces no daughter activity to complicate measurements since the decay ends with the stable target nucleus. Third, cadmium foil is available in which the target isotope, Cd-106, has been highly enriched from its natural abundance. (Author)

Descriptors :   *INDIUM, *RADIOACTIVE DECAY, *RADIOACTIVE ISOTOPES, CADMIUM, PROTON REACTIONS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE