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Re: Commercial Uses of Pm-147
At 11:20 AM 7/10/96 -0500, you wrote:
> Fellow Radsafers,
> We recently have had a spill in a cold lab where the isotope was
> identified as pure Pm-147 (microcurie quantities). This isotope is
> not part of our normal inventory, except as a minor constituent in
> fission products. Does anyone know of commercial products that use
> this particular isotope?
> Lawrence Burke
> Health Physicist
> Argonne National Lab - West
> (208)-533-7344 Fax
I once saw a claim that Pm-147 is(was) used as an energy source in
glow-in-the-dark paint, but cannot verify.