31 Jan 2022

LRC and BluAct explore innovative filter material

Fission products from the PSI-SINQ gas-jet facility, as operated by LRC, were used to reveal the separation of relevant radionuclides from radioactively contaminated water. The tests were conducted using a novel innovative filter material made of a blend of milk whey and active charcoal on cellulose. This material has been developed by the ETHZ spin-off BluAct Technologies GmbH.

https://www.3sat.de/wissen/nano/210617-sendung-102.html (In German)


Robert Eichler
Laboratory for Radiochemistry, PSI