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|Title:||Nuclear Training Opportunities at the Neutron Data Measurement Facilities of the Joint Research Centre|
|Authors:||MONDELAERS Willy; LOEVESTAM Goeran; SIEGLER Peter; KOPECKY Stefan; SCHILLEBEECKX Peter; RULLHUSEN Peter|
|Citation:||Proceedings of the NESTet 2008 Education and Training for Nuclear Engineering Science and Technology p. 1-5|
|Publisher:||European Nuclear Society (ENS)|
|Type:||Articles in periodicals and books|
|Abstract:||The Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements (IRMM) of the European Joint Research Centre (JRC) is equipped with a unique scientific infrastructure for highly accurate neutron cross-section measurements. It is a combination of a 150 MeV linear electron accelerator with neutron time-of-flight facility and a 7 MV light-ion Van de Graaff accelerator. The complementary research capabilities offered at the two accelerators create excellent opportunities for training. The institute hosts a number of PhD and post-doctoral fellows, visiting scientists and trainees every year. To respond to demands from the educational world the institute organises several hands-on training courses at university level. These regular training courses have the objective to initiate graduate or post-graduate students into the nuclear data field via exciting experiments at the appropriate level. This paper describes the neutron data facilities and nuclear training activities more in detail.|
|JRC Directorate:||Health, Consumers and Reference Materials|
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