Phoenix Nuclear Labs

Monthly Archives: March 2016

Phoenix Nuclear and SHINE Complete Unprecedented Neutron Production Run

March 22nd, 2016 | Filed under: Press Release

MONONA, Wis. – Phoenix Nuclear Labs (PNL) and SHINE Medical Technologies (SHINE) announced today that they successfully operated their accelerator-based neutron generator for 132 consecutive hours with greater than 97% uptime. This accomplishment represents an industry first for extended-operation reliability of a gas target neutron generator and is an important demonstration of the robustness of the PNL neutron generator, a key enabling technology for the SHINE medical isotope production facility.