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5May2017

ICARST 2017: How the IAEA Helps

The IAEA have posted a news item about ICARST on their website. The news posting explains who radiation, when used wisely and with the right safety precautions, can work wonders for our lives and the environment, making our world a safer, healthier and more secure place to live. Click on the link to visit the […]

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4May2017

Advanced Nano Materials session at ICARST

The International Irradiation Association attended and exhibited at the IAEA International Conference on Applications of Radiation Science and Technology (ICARST). We have previously posted details of the agenda and abstracts for the conference which included many very interesting presentations. One very session addressed Advanced Nano Materials which would have been of interest to the medical […]

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3May2017

iia at ICARST

Last week iia exhibited at the first ICARST organised by the IAEA and held at the Vienna International Centre in Vienna. More than 20 iia members were present and valuable conversations were held with our members and those who are in the process of joining. In addition we were able to engage with a number […]

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27April2017

IMRP 19 -Strasbourg

The next International Meeting on Radiation Processing (IMRP) will be held between the 1st and 5th April 2019. The Regional Sponsors for the conference are iia members IBA and Aerial. We have been promoting IMRP 19 whilst attending the IAEA ICARST conference this week. Organisations that are interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at IMRP 19 […]

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25April2017

Security Update

The security of radioactive material remain a high priority for our industry. We endeavour to keep our members up-to-date on recent security news and developments and to promote current best practice. Members can view details of an update that is not directly related to our industry but which highlights the importance of security. The linked […]

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25April2017

Irradiation in India

Irradiation continues to make progress in India where about 20 gamma irradiators are now in operation. Seven of them are owned by various government organization, three being research and semi commercial facilities. Most irradiators have a design capacity between 0.5 and 1 MCi capacity. Among the five facilities dedicated to low and medium dose food […]

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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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