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20January2017

iia Newsletter

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18January2017

NRC 10 CFR Part 37 Implementation Report

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission released its 10 CFR Part 37 implementation report to Congress just before Christmas. The Report details the results of its program review of Part 37 Implementation. The Report The assessment showed that the requirements in Part 37 are effective in ensuring the security of risk-significant radioactive materials during use, storage, and […]

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17January2017

Erasmus + Project – Radiation Processing

INCT being an IAEA Collaborating Center is leading Erasmus + project on “Joint innovative training and teaching/learning program in enhancing development and transfer knowledge of application of ionizing radiation in materials processing” Two courses were held in 2015 and two courses in 2016. A management meeting will be held in Naples, Italy on 23 and […]

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17January2017

Steri-Tek – X-Ray

The official opening of the new Steri-Tek facility in the U.S. took place on 1 December 2016. The company operates a new state-of-the-art E-beam/X-Ray sterilization, material modification, and R&D collaboration facility in Fremont, San Francisco. Steri-Tek plans to start offering X-Ray sterilisation capacity in April/May 2017. We understand that this will be the first operational and […]

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16January2017

EuCARD 2 and Aries Update

EuCARD-2 is an Integrating Activity Project for coordinated Research and Development on Particle Accelerators, co-funded by the European Commission under the FP7 Capacities Programme. This project contributes to positioning European accelerator infrastructures at the forefront of global research. It is designed to facilitate information exchange and to promote the technology. The latest issue of accelerating […]

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12January2017

SSWG Transition Memo to Incoming U.S. Administration

Source Security Working Group (SSWG) Publishes Transition Memo to Incoming Administration The Source Security Working Group recently published its recommendations to the Trump transition team regarding radiological source policy. Highlights of the recommendations include: Maintain the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) as the principal federal regulator for the domestic civilian use of radioisotopes Do not require […]

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11January2017

Scientific Update – Effect of Radiofrequency Radiation on Human Hematopoietic Stem Cells

Effect of Radiofrequency Radiation on Human Hematopoietic Stem Cells Authors: Katharina Gläser, Martina Rohland, Thomas Kleine-Ostmann, Thorsten Schrader, Helga Stopper and Henning Hintzsche Centro de Desenvolvimento da Tecnologia Nuclear (CDTN/CNEN), Physics Department – UFMG. This article has been recently available on line on the current issue of Radiation Research. Abstract. Exposure to electromagnetic fields in the […]

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10January2017

Scientific Update – Nanocomposites

Preparation of Nanocomposite y-Al2O3/polyethylene separator crosslinker by electron beam irradiation for lithium secondary batery This article describes advanced research related to the use of electron beam processing for the development of advanced materials for technological applicattions. The materials was published on-line as a recent article on Radiation Physics and Chemistry. Authors: GiorgianaYoung-Chang Nho, Joon-Yong Sohn, Junwa […]

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5January2017

Low energy electron beams for industrial and environmental applications

A Workshop “Low energy electron beams for industrial and environmental applications” took place in Warsaw on 8-9 December 2016. The workshop was organized within the EuCARD2 Project, which aims to co-ordinate research and development in the field of particle accelerators. The project is co-funded by the European Commission (under the FP7 Capacities Programme). Co-organizer of […]

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