NIDC News

Isotope Availability July 2020
The DOE Isotope Program (DOE IP) is pleased to announce the availability of some of our newest isotopes for purchase.
Cathy Cutler moderates the Ac-225 User Meeting at the 2019 SNMMI Conference
The DOE Isotope Program will host three 90-minute virtual isotope user meetings focused on the following emerging alpha-emitters: actinium-225, astatine-211, and lead-212.
DOE IP and NIDC Virtual Meetings
Virtual one-on-one stakeholder meetings taking place June 15–17, 2020

DOE Isotope Program Highlights

Workers load uranium slugs into the X-10 Graphite Reactor at Oak Ridge in 1943

A Forgotten Legacy: How Nuclear Reactors Built for War Transformed Peacetime Science

Isotopes were discovered in the early 20th century, during a period of remarkable progress in our understanding of matter.
HFIR Pools

Isotopes - Improved Process for Medicine

Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers have discovered a better way to separate actinium-227, a rare isotope essential for an FDA-approved cancer treatment.
Hot cell at LANL

Ordinary People Extraordinary Times

As COVID-19 alters American life, a once-anonymous collection of workers have kept Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico in operation.
Argonne Facebook Live Still

Medical Isotope Production at Argonne National Laboratory

Everyday, doctors use medical isotopes to diagnose and treat various illnesses, including cancer.