Disclosed herein is a high current solid target for radioisotope production at a cyclotron using a metal foam, and more specifically, a high current solid target for isotope production, which attaches a metal foam to the rear surface of the solid target plate. A high current solid target for isotope production including a metal foam …

Legal parties

Inventors (applicants): Min Goo Hur, Seung Dae Yang, Sang Wook Kim, Sang Mu Choi, In Jong Kim
Assignees (initial): Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (Daejeon, KR)
Agents: Fredrikson & Byron, PA (attorney)

The application was examined by Jack W Keith (USPTO dept. 3646), Sean P Burke


  • 1. A high current solid state target for radioisotope production, comprising a solid state target …
  • 2. The target as set forth in claim 1 , wherein the solid state target …
  • 3. The target as set forth in claim 1 , wherein the solid state target …

International priority data

KR: 10-2009-0100208 / Oct. 21, 2009 (national)

Cited documents


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Brief Description of the Drawings

FIG. 1 is a schematic view illustrating the configuration and principle of a solid target device; FIG. 2 is a schematic view illustrating the structure of a conventional solid target …


Cross-References to Related Application

This patent application claims the benefit of priority from Korean Patent Application No. 10-2009-0100208, filed on Oct. 21, 2009, the contents of which are incorporated herein by …

Description of the Preferred Embodiments

Features and advantages of the present invention will be more clearly understood by the following detailed description of the present preferred embodiments by reference to the accompanying drawings. It is first …

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Miscellaneous patent data

8 claims comprise the protection scope, the term of the grant was extended by 667 days, the published applicant's name is Sang Mu Choi, the application number is 12/821,949 (U.S.), the assignee is categorized as a foreign company or corporation, includes the following drawings: set of views illustrating a solid, Schematic view illustrating the configuration, High Current Solid Target for Radioisotope, Schematic view illustrating the structure, the examination was conducted by Jack W Keith (3646 USPTO department) and Sean P Burke (assistant examiner), the grant date is Oct. 21, 2014 (publication date), the grant number is 08867686 (publication number), the claim number 1 is selected as exemplary, 8 figures are supplied with the description, developed by In Jong Kim et al., the application publication date is Jun. 23, 2010, located in Daejeon (KR), the assignee company is Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, the known agent - Fredrikson & Byron, PA, the invention is named High Current Solid Target for Radioisotope Production at Cyclotron Using Metal Foam, particularly claims a high current solid state target for radioisotope production, comprising a solid…, similar documents are classified under Wherein the reaction product is an actinide or transuranium element, Cooling arrangements, Spherical particles, Generating plasma, Handling plasma, outside of nuclear reactors or particle accelerators, Having particular coolant fluid flow path or pattern within reactor core, Re-entrant type, Magnetic resonance accelerators, Cyclotrons, neutron irradiation, Longitudinal pinch devices, using applied magnetic fields only, Compact or integral, Radioactive sources, Neutron sources, Radioactive sources other than neutron sources, the primary classification With cooled electrodes or target has been designated to the document, the patent is illustrated by 5 drawings, the recorded inventor's name is Seung Dae Yang.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under Fusion targets or pellets, by bombardment with electrically-charged particles, Targets for producing nuclear reactions, With cooled electrodes or target, Including accelerating particles into a stationary or static target. The designated search classifications include With cooled electrodes or target, Fusion targets or pellets.

Patent details
Publication number 08867686
Publication date Oct. 21, 2014
Kind code B2
Application number 12/821,949
Application date Jun. 23, 2010
Application type U
Application series code 12
Extension term 667
National classification 376/115
Total number of claims 8
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 5
Number of figures 8
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