National Biomedical Tracer Facility: Project definition study

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The Los Alamos National Laboratory is an ideal institution and New Mexico is an ideal location for siting the National Biomedical Tracer Facility (NBTF). The essence of the Los Alamos proposal is the development of two complementary irradiation facilities that combined with our existing radiochemical processing hot cell facilities and waste handling and disposal facilities provide a low cost alternative to other proposals that seek to satisfy the objectives of the NBTF. We propose the construction of a 30 MeV cyclotron facility at the site of the radiochemical facilities, and the construction of a 100 MeV target station at LAMPF ... continued below

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Heaton, R.; Peterson, E. & Smith, P. May 31, 1995.

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The Los Alamos National Laboratory is an ideal institution and New Mexico is an ideal location for siting the National Biomedical Tracer Facility (NBTF). The essence of the Los Alamos proposal is the development of two complementary irradiation facilities that combined with our existing radiochemical processing hot cell facilities and waste handling and disposal facilities provide a low cost alternative to other proposals that seek to satisfy the objectives of the NBTF. We propose the construction of a 30 MeV cyclotron facility at the site of the radiochemical facilities, and the construction of a 100 MeV target station at LAMPF to satisfy the requirements and objectives of the NBTF. We do not require any modifications to our existing radiochemical processing hot cell facilities or our waste treatment and disposal facilities to accomplish the objectives of the NBTF. The total capital cost for the facility defined by the project definition study is $15.2 M. This cost estimate includes $9.9 M for the cyclotron and associated facility, $2.0 M for the 100 MeV target station at LAMPF, and $3.3 M for design.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96009194

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  • Other Information: PBD: 31 May 1995

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  • Other: DE96009194
  • Report No.: LA-UR--96-0509
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • DOI: 10.2172/221916 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 221916
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc669176

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Heaton, R.; Peterson, E. & Smith, P. National Biomedical Tracer Facility: Project definition study, report, May 31, 1995; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc669176/: accessed August 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.