Since the production of C14 source material BaCO3-14C in Canada's NRU nuclear reactor in 2010, only a Russian nuclear reactor has produced BaCO3-14C in small batches and intermittently, and only through internal channels to the United States and the United Kingdom. Provided by the company. In recent years, the international C14 has been in a state of shortage, and prices have risen nearly 10 times in a row, and it is getting scarcer. At present, there is no substitute for C14, and there is an urgent need for BaCO3-14C to be produced as soon as possible internationally.
British Quotient invests in the establishment of C14 recycling unit
The 28th Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Isotope Society was held on October 23-24, 2014 at the Ethan Allen Hotel in Tanbury, Conn.
Quoitient, the world's largest C14 labeling company, reported at the conference that it had invested millions of pounds to build a C14 recycling unit designed to recycle C14 from C14 waste. At the meeting, scientists believe that if China can produce BaCO3-14C, the C14 recycling unit developed by Quoitient may not be very useful.
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