-SEALED SOURCES

Ytterbium (Yb-169) – sealed source

pressed ytterbium oxide

SKU: YB1 Categories: ,

Description

Main application:                        Gamma radiography

Half-life:                                       32 days

Recommended working life:     6 months

Radiation energies Eγ [MeV]:

0.063 (43.9%)

0.094 (2.6%)

0.110 (17.6%)

0.118 (1.9%)

0.131 (11.2%)

0.177 (21.5%)

0.198 (35.1%)

0.261 (1.7%)

0.308 (10.8%)

Radioactive decay:

Days from the date of measurement

0

2

4

6

8

0

10

20

30

40

50

60

70

80

90

100

1.000

0.805

0.649

0.522

0.421

0.339

0.273

0.220

0.177

0.143

0.115

0.958

0.771

0.621

0.500

0.403

0.325

0.261

0.211

0.170

0.137

0.110

0.917

0.739

0.595

0.479

0.385

0.311

0.250

0.202

0.162

0.131

0.105

0.878

0.707

0.570

0.459

0.370

0.298

0.240

0.193

0.156

0.125

0.101

0.841

0.677

0.546

0.439

0.354

0.285

0.230

0.185

0.149

0.120

0.097

Description:                                 Double titanium capsule argon arc welded, containing the isotope as pressed ytterbium oxide.

Capsules:                                     YAT

Identification:                              by serial number

 

Code

 

Capsule type

Active part

Φ [mm] × h [mm]

Maximum activity

[GBq]

[Ci]

YB3YAT

YB3YAT

YB4YAT

YB4YAT

YAT

YAT

YAT

YAT

1 × 1 (cylinder)

1.4 × 1.6 (cylinder)

0.8 (sphere)

1 (sphere)

166.5

444

259

333

4.5

12

7

9

Other active sizes but below specified maximum – on request
Activity depends on enrichment of target material

Capsule dimensions special form certification and safety performance testing:

Code

Special form

certificate No.

Capsule type

External dimensions

Φ [mm] × h [mm]

Capsule material

ISO classification

YB3YAT YB4YAT

PL/0031/S-96 PL/0031/S-96

YAT

YAT

5 × 8

5 × 8

titanium gr. 2

titanium gr. 2

C 66545

C 66545