News

16April2017

Safety, Security and Regulation

The National Association for the Application of Radioisotopes and Radiation in Industry (NAARRI) in India has today, 16 April, launched a book “Safety, Security and Regulations in handling Radiation Sources”. Dr Sekhar Basu (Chairman Atomic Energy Commission – Department of Atomic Energy) officiated. Shri Bhardwaj (Chairman Atomic Energy Regulatory Board), Shri Kamlesh Vyas (Director Bhabha […]

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Non-Dynamic Eb Spread Device
12April2017

Non-Dynamic Eb Spread Device for electron accelerators developed by Huazhong University & Wuxi El Pont

A Non-Dynamic Electron Beam Spread Device for electron accelerators developed by Huazhong University of Science and Technology and Wuxi El Pont Radiation Technology Co., Ltd A Non-Dynamic Electron Beam Spread Device for electron accelerators has been developed under a cooperation of two research groups directed by Associate Professor Jiang HUANG from Huazhong University of Science […]

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11April2017

ICARST Program and Book of Abstracts

The International Conference on Applications of Radiation Science and Technology (ICARST 2017) is fast approaching. The event will be held in Vienna between 24 and 28 April 2017 at the VIC in Vienna. The International Irradiation Association will be present at the event and will have an exhibition stand (C14) in C Building – The […]

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10April2017

Technology – Impediments to switching technology

Various initiatives are being progressed by organisations that are interested in facilitating a technology switch – generally gamma to electron beam or x-ray. One such study is being undertaken by Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory on behalf of the U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). Fermi have been asked to investigate what might be impeding a […]

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7April2017

EuCARD2 News and Update

EuCARD2 – Enhanced European Coordination for Accelerator Research & Development. The 4-year project started on 1st May 2013. The aim of the project was to build upon, consolidate and extend the broad collaboration started by the two IAs: CARE in FP6 and EuCARD in FP7. (FP stands for Framework Project.) The 4th and final EuCARD2 Annual […]

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6April2017

Nuclear Science & Cultural Heritage in Brazil

The IAEA has posted a news item about the work being undertaken by iia member IPEN who is using radiation techniques to treat, analyse and preserve cultural artefacts ranging from art pieces to old military paraphernalia to public document archives. Pablo Vasquez, researcher and manager of the multipurpose gamma irradiation facility at the Nuclear and Energy […]

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4April2017

The 7th Chapman University Phytosanitary Irradiation Forum

Over 80 people representing 12 countries attended the 2017 Phytosanitary Irradiation Forum at Chapman University on March 21-22. In his opening remarks, Mr. Osama El-Lissy, Deputy Administrator for USDA-APHIS PPQ, recognized the role of irradiation in advancing global trade in fruit. The first day focused on the basics of phytosanitary irradiation providing information on efficacy, […]

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31March2017

Strengthening Security Culture for Radioactive Sources

A two day workshop was held in Vienna on the 28th and 29th March. The workshop aimed to evaluate why a pervasive culture of security, as much as robust security arrangements, are essential to effectively lower the risks associated with internal and external threats. The Workshop was organised by WINS. iia participated in the workshop. […]

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27March2017

New Member

We are pleased to announce that Konnexis, the global market leader of modern sterilization controls systems, has become a member of iia. Since 2000, Konnexis has provided medical device manufacturers and sterilization services contractors with control systems for any sterilization modality including EO, Gamma, Xray, and E-Beam. Click to visit the Konnexis website and/or visit […]

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