cobalt-60

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cobalt-60

[′kō‚bȯlt ′siks·tē]
(nuclear physics)
A radioisotope of cobalt, symbol 60Co, having a mass number of 60; emits gamma rays and has many medical and industrial uses; the most commonly used isotope for encapsulated radiation sources.
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Key experimental details S is sorptivity, CM refers to the center of mass of the solute `front', [Beta] is the apparent slope of the Co-60 adsorption isotherm expressed per unit mass of soil, and [[Beta].
Figure 2b presents the Co-60 concentrations as functions of M = [mt.
KIPT explained that the newly delivered Varian 2300 will allow substantial improvement of patient management, allow enhanced safety of radiation treatment due to shorter irradiation times compared to depleted teletherapy Co-60 machines, and permanently resolve security issues associated with Co-60 radiation sources.
The contract is the exchange of ionizing radiation - a closed radionuclide Co-60 - therapeutic cobalt irradiator type TERAGAM 01 in the form of replacing the entire irradiation head.
Voluntary ex ante transparency notice: In situ ion beam and Co-60 gamma irradiation of aqueous systems at very high temperatures and pressures.
Contract award: supply, transportation and installation of sealed sources 200kci co-60 irradiator type svst co - 60 / b.
Re-sourcing of MDS Nordion Gamma cell 220 Irradiator S/N 220R to achieve a total activity of 15 kCi (555 TBq) of Co-60 at date of delivery.