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How to produce <strong>Germanium 68</strong>

Cyclotron
Target
Chimie
Optimized production route
Cyclone® 30

Cyclone® 30

<p><sup>68</sup>Ge is produced with a cyclotron using proton bombardment at 30 MeV</p> More about Cyclone® 30
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Nirta® Solid target 30 MeV

Nirta® Solid target 30 MeV

<p>GaNi is plated onto the solid target and irradiated with high current creating the <sup>68</sup>Ga(p,2n)<sup>68</sup>Ge reaction.&nbsp;</p>
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Pinctada® Ge

Pinctada® Ge

<p>Dissolution of the GaNi layer from the irradiated target and purification to obtain <sup>68</sup>Ge-chloride used as starting material for <sup>68</sup>Ge/<sup>68</sup>Ga generator manufacturing&nbsp;</p>
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Alternative
Cyclone® 70

Cyclone® 70

<p>The Cyclone<sup>®</sup> 70 can also be used for the production of <sup>68</sup>Ge &nbsp;using proton bombardment at 30-35 MeV.&nbsp;</p>
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Nirta® Solid target 30 MeV

Nirta® Solid target 30 MeV

<p>GaNi is plated onto the solid target and irradiated with high current creating the <sup>68</sup>Ga(p,2n)<sup>68</sup>Ge reaction.&nbsp;</p>
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Pinctada® Ge

Pinctada® Ge

<p>Dissolution of the GaNi layer from the irradiated target and purification to obtain <sup>68</sup>Ge-chloride used as starting material for <sup>68</sup>Ge/<sup>68</sup>Ga generator manufacturing&nbsp;</p>
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