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18 August 2017

Tests on the 2nd Generation Rhodotron have started

Philippe Dethier (Marketing and Business Development Director at IBA) reports that tests on the Second Generation Rhodotron have started. In the image below the compact 10 MeV TT50 Rhodotron is sitting next to the new high efficient TT300.

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16 August 2017

iia supporting NUTECH 2017, Krakow, Poland

iia engagement with the NUTECH-2017. The Conference has been organized in Poland since 1960 and since 2005 it has achieved international status. NUTECH focuses on application of nuclear technology in industry, medicine, agriculture, and environmental protection. The conference aims to bring together scientists working on nuclear technologies in order to discuss recent developments and applications.[…]

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15 August 2017

Post Harvest Crop Management in India

Following a recent bumper harvest in Madhya Pradesh, the Times of India newspaper reports that the Indian Government is asking the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) to set up irradiation centres in Madhya Pradesh and elsewhere in order to facilitate better post harvest crop management. Link to the article in the Times of India

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28 July 2017

Eighth Annual Chapman Phytosanitary Irradiation Forum

To-date the Chapman Phytosanitary Forum has always been held at the university in California, USA. The 8th workshop will, for the first, be held in Asia. The event is being organized in cooperation with the International Irradiation Association (iia), the Thailand Institute of Nuclear Technology (TINT) and the Joint FAO/IAEA Programme. The objective of the[…]

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27 July 2017

Conference – NUTECH 2017, Krakow, Poland

The iia is pleased to be supporting the International Conference on Development and Application of Nuclear Technologies (NUTECH) which will be held in Krakow, Poland, between 10-13 September 2017. For more information look at our events page or visit the NUTECH 2017 website – http://nutech-2017.agh.edu.pl

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27 July 2017

EuCARD Applications of Accelerators

EuCARD-2 (European Coordinated Accelerator Research and Development) Integrating Activity has prepared a valuable and comprehensive document about the the Applications of Accelerators. The introduction states that “In less than the 90 years since their invention, accelerators have propelled modern science – contributing to more than one-third of the Nobel prizes in physics – and they[…]

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17 July 2017

Irradiation of Cannabis

Cannabis is used under strict control for medicinal purposes in a few European and American countries. Herbal cannabis products must comply with various quality standards including presence of insects or microbial contamination by yeasts, moulds and pathogens. As some of the patients using cannabis have weak immune systems, irradiation is used as a microbiological safety[…]

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14 July 2017

Particle Accelerators and People

Accelerators produce beams of subatomic particles and charged atoms that help manage our health and the environment. They also provide a significant tool for manufacturing industry, for sustaining greener, safer energy, and for securing our boarders and ensuring national security. Accelerators offer advanced investigation methods considered essential in many fields of basic and applied science.[…]

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13 July 2017

New book on the history of radiation chemistry

The French Centre of Scientific Research (CNRS) just published a book (in French) on the history of Radiation-Induced Reactions Studies in France from the 19th Century to the Present Day. This book will be of high interest to radiation chemists around the world who will learn about the early days of their science. Among several[…]

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11 July 2017

Conservation and Restoration of St. Martin’s Chapel in Stari Brod, Croatia

St. Martin’s Chapel in Stari Brod, near Sisak in Croatia is a rare example of traditional folk baroque wooden architecture with a completely painted interior. This chapel was recently re-consecrated and returned to liturgical function after restoration and renovation. Our member the Ruđer Bošković Institute (RBI) collaborated with the Croatian Conservation Institute for the disinfestation[…]

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