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Re: Question Internal Pair Production (Cameron Pain)
Re: Idea Re: Internal Pair Production (Vladimir Ivanchenko)
Date: 13 Mar, 2018
From: Cameron Pain <Cameron Pain>

On Sun, 11 Mar 2018 08:42:45 GMT, Vladimir Ivanchenko wrote:
> Hello,
> unfortunately, this process is not yet implemented and in Geant4 data
> structures there is no field for these probabilities. Can you, please
> provide us some references and information about importance of such
> transitions?
> VI

Thanks for replying Vladimir.

That particular decay from the $^{90}Zr$ daughter nucleus has applications in medical imaging. There's a plethora of publications looking at it's imaging potential.

Wright. C et. al, 2015, "Theranostic Imaging of $^{90}Y$, Biomed Research International

Pasiack. A, et. al, 2014, "Radioembolization and the Dynamic Role of 90Y PET/CT", Front Oncol.

A simple search for $^{90}Y$ imaging in google provides numerous examples. It's not a huge issue that it's not accounted for. I can work around it.

Regards, Cameron Pain.

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