|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.
|31 Jan 2022||Hydrogen degassing of zirconium under high vacuum conditions
At PSI, young scientists from experimental and modelling labs are working hand in hand in order to better understand the effect of hydrogen on the mechanical properties of zirconium alloys.
|31 Jan 2022||The common surgical face mask as emergency dosimeter
The Department of Radiation Safety and Security at PSI proposes an additional use to the common surgical face.
|30 Aug 2021||Safely stored for a million years
Switzerland plans to construct an underground repository for its radioactive waste by 2050. Three sites are under consideration. Researchers at PSI are providing data that will help in determining which is most suitable.
|30 Aug 2021||CHIMIA: Radiochemistry in Switzerland
An issue of Chimia was published about the status of radiochemistry research in Switzerland.
|15 Mar 2021||Deep geological disposal of radioactive waste in clay rocks
What happens to the diffusive properties and the porosity when cement and clay come in contact? At PSI, scientists are studying cement and clay as sealing materials in underground repositories for radioactive waste.
|15 Mar 2021||Nuclear Data – Towards a Stronger Link between Nuclear Physics and Nuclear Simulations
Calculational evolution helps in bringing together different aspects of nuclear physics, namely “nuclear reaction theory” and “reactor physics”.
|15 Mar 2021||New element and speciation specific analytical options at PSI hot laboratory
Combining IC’s capabilities for speciation analysis and the new ICP-OES for swift and reliable wastewater analysis, the PSI hotlab now offers a comprehensive set-up for routine wastewater examinations providing future autonomy from external contractors for wastewater management.
|16 Sep 2020||Assessment of stress corrosion cracking incidents in Alloy 182 – reactor pressure vessel dissimilar metal welds
The recent stress corrosion cracking (SCC) in Alloy 182 in reactor pressure vessel nozzles, reactor internal attachment or penetrations dissimilar metal welds in boiling water reactors (BWRs) represent a serious potential safety concern.
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