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Abstract #1360

Collection of Helium-3 for Recycling from Human Imaging Studies

Karen E. Mooney1, Walter H. Whitlock2, Thomas C. Hyde2, John P. Mugler III3, Talissa A. Altes3, Jamie F. Mata3, Gordon D. Cates Jr. 1, 3, Eduard E. de Lange3, G. Wilson Miller3

1Physics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, United States; 2Conservation Design Services, Inc., Chapel Hill, NC; 3Radiology, University of Virginia

Our group has begun a program to collect 3-helium from human imaging studies for future recycling. The materials and method of collection are described and gas analysis results are presented.