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Archives for October 2015

IRC Deputy, Rebecca Abergel, shares new developments on “Treatment of Radionuclide Contamination” at the French Society for Radiation Protection

The French Society for Radiation Protection (SFRP) held a technical meeting on “Internal Contamination: What (are the) Challenges for Tomorrow?” on October 6, 2015. IRC Deputy Director, Rebecca Abergel presented IRC research on “Treatment of Radionuclide Contamination in the United States.” View Rebecca’s presentation (in French). Read Rebecca’s abstract (in French). In France, the current decommissioning projects […]

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The IRC demonstrates a new volumetric gamma-ray imaging concept at IAEA Technology Demonstration Workshop

NSSC Graduate Student Fellow Ross Barnowski is demonstrating the new volumetric gamma-ray imaging concept at the ongoing IAEA Technology Demonstration Workshop this week in Vienna. The concept enables the 3D reconstruction of a scene and the fusion of gamma-ray images in 3D in real time. It brings us one step closer to 3D gamma-ray vision […]

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President of the National Institute of Radiological Sciences to visit the IRC on Monday, Oct 26

The IRC will be hosting Dr. Yoshiharu Yonekura, Director of the National Institute of Radiological Sciences, next Monday to sign a Memorandum of Understanding and to discuss research collaborations on topics such as: radiological resilience, risk communications, biological effects of radiation, and ion therapy beam delivery and verification. Dr. Yoshiharu Yonekura has been President of […]

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IRC Director, Kai Vetter, shares ongoing research at the IRC & LBNL with Japanese partners

From October 5 – 9, IRC Director, Kai Vetter attended the Science and Technology in Society Forum in Kyoto Japan, and presented on research conducted by the IRC and his Applied Nuclear Physics research group at LBNL. On October 7th, he presented a talk at the Tokyo Institute of Technology on “New Concepts in Radiation […]

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IRC Deputy, Rebecca Abergel, presented the Institute’s research results at the Radiation Research Society Meeting

IRC Deputy Director, Rebecca Abergel presented on, “Monitoring and Predicting the Impact of Exposure to Cesium 137 in the Aftermath of Fukushima,” at the annual Radiation Research Society Meeting on September 19 in Weston, Florida. Her presentation highlighted collaborative work with Japanese partners, including the Japanese Atomic Energy Agency, the National Institute of Radiological Sciences, […]

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