Isotope Reports

We have collected a number of reports, presentations, and brochures from a wide variety of sources on Isotope production, R&D, and utilization.

Nuclear Science Advisory Committee - Isotopes [NSAC-I] Subcommittee Reports

Compelling Research Opportunities Using Isotopes [April 2009]

Isotopes for the Nation's Future: A long range plan [August 2009]

Other Reports

Improvements in Charged-Particle Monitor Reactions and Nuclear Data for Medical Isotope Production [International Nuclear Data Committee, October 2011]

Nuclear Data for the Production of Therapeutic Radionicludes (draft) [International Atomic Energy Agency, 2010]

The Workshop on the Nation's Needs for Isotopes: Present and Future [August 2008]

Timothy J. R. Harris, Joseph D. Kalen, Jennifer Hall, Report of Meeting Held to Discuss Existing and Future Radionuclide Requirements for the National Cancer Institute [April 2008]

Making Medical Isotopes [TRIUMF, 2008]

Advancing Nuclear Medicine Through Innovation [National Academies, 2007]

New Frontiers of Science: DOE Fueling the Future of Nuclear Medicine, DOE, Office of Biological and Environmental Research [September 2007]

Nuclear Security, Actions Taken by NRC to Strenghten Its Licensing Process for Sealed Radioactive Sources are not Effective, United States Government Accountability Office [July 2007]

The Future of U.S. Chemistry Research: Benchmarks and Challenges [National Academies, 2007]

Cost/Benefit Comparison for 45 MeV and 70 MeV Cyclotrons, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Energy, Science, and Technology [May 2005]

The U.S. National Isotope Program: Current Status and Strategy for Future Success [February 2005]

Radiopharmaceutical Development and the Office of Science, Prepared by a Subcommittee of the Biological and Environmental Research Advisory Committee [April 2004]

Manual for reactor produced radioisotopes [IAEA, January 2003]

Isotope Research & Production Planning, Nuclear Energy Research Advisory Committee (NERAC) [April 2000]

Expert Panel: Forecast Future Demand for Medical Isotopes [March 1999]


Status of Isotope Program, Office of Nuclear Physics [March 2011]

Medical Isotope Production and Use [March 2009]


Isotope Production Facility, Los Alamos National Lab

High Flux Isotope Reactor, Oak Ridge National Lab

Tritium Facilities, Savannah River National Laboratory

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