Dysprosium-166 / Holmium-166

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ISOTOPE    166Dy
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Half Life / DaughterDy-166, 81.5 hours - decays to holmium-166
Ho-166, 26.8 hours to erbium-166
Major RadiationLow intensity 80 keV gamma
Beta particle, 666 keV
FormDysprosium chloride in 0.1 M HCl
ActivityDy-166 - ~4 x 103 Ci/g (specific activity)
Ho-166 - carrier free
Radiopurity>99%
PRODUCTION
SourceDouble neutron capture on enriched dysprosium-164 oxide
ProcessingDysprosium oxide target dissolved in HCl and HNO3 mixture which is
evaporated to dryness and residue taken up in a 0.1 M HCl
DISTRIBUTION
ShipmentGlass bottle
AvailabilitySpecial order
Unit of Sale0.5 - 1.0 Ci lot
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