Scientific fields

Scientific fields deal with research, development, innovation and applications of nuclear instrumentation and measurement in:

Triga Reactor, Jožef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia

FUNDAMENTAL PHYSICS

  • nuclear physics

  • particle physics

  • advanced electronics for radiation detection and radiation effects mitigation

  • innovative data analysis methodologies


JET

FUSION DIAGNOSTICS AND TECHNOLOGY

  • burning plasma diagnostics

  • radiation hardened detectors and electronics

  • experimental techniques for high-temperature plasmas

  • high-availability electronics for data acquisition and control



ACCELERATORS

  • electron-LINAC

  • D-T accelerators

  • Cyclotron

  • Synchrotron

NUCLEAR POWER REACTORS MONITORING AND CONTROL

  • nuclear power plants (GEN2, GEN3, GEN3+, …)

  • GEN IV reactors (SFR, LFR, VHTR, GFR, …)

  • SMR


RESEARCH REACTORS

  • calibration and tests of mock-up sensors under laboratory conditions (thermal-hydraulic, mechanical, thermal studies)

  • radiation detection

  • in-pile measurements of physical parameters including temperature, dimensions, gas release, etc.

  • material testing reactors

  • safety experiments


NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE

  • nuclear fuel cycle facilities

  • dismantling operations

  • safeguards

  • nuclear material and spent fuel

  • radioactive wastes management

  • reprocessing plants

 

DECOMMISSIONING, DISMANTLING AND REMOTE HANDLING

  • materials and radioactive wastes management

  • techniques and process improvements, radiological characterization, decontamination, waste treatment

  • remote handling

  • nuclear material and spent fuel


SAFEGUARDS, HOMELAND SECURITY

  • illicit trafficking

  • nuclear material control and characterization

  • high efficiency neutron measurements

  • nuclear fuel control and management

SEVERE ACCIDENT MONITORING

  • high temperature measurements

  • high pressure measurements

  • radiation measurement in harsh media

  • electronics hardening

  • wireless and remote robotic measurements


ENVIRONMENTAL AND MEDICAL SCIENCES

  • advancements in mass spectrometry measurements

  • application of radioactive tracers

  • radiography, imagery, tomography, …

  • methods in extreme conditions


 

 

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND OUTREACH

  • experimental sciences

  • basics in instrumentation and measurement sciences and technologies

  • measurement methods and their applications

  • PhD schools, refresh courses, summer schools

  • communicating nuclear to the public