Separation of 64Cu from 67Ga Waste Products Using Anion Exchange and Low Acid Aqueous/Organic Mixtures

Suzanne V. Smith, David J. Waters, Nadine Di Bartolo

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Low acid concentration aqueous/organic mixtures with an anion exchange resin (AG1-X8) have been used to separate carrier-free 64Cu from the by-products of cyclotron produced 67Ga. The specific activity of the 64Cu (5 × 1014 Bq/g) was found to be higher than that reported previously. Trace levels (
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)65-68
Number of pages4
JournalRadiochimica Acta
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished or Issued - 1996


  • 64Cu
  • 67Ga waste
  • Anion exchange
  • Cyclotron
  • Radionuclide
  • Radionuclide separation

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