Antineutrino detection could help remotely monitor nuclear reactors
Technology to measure the flow of subatomic particles known as antineutrinos from nuclear reactors could allow continuous remote monitoring designed to detect fueling changes that might indicate the diversion of nuclear materials.
5 Aug 2019 ⋅ Nature Communications
Technological developments in radiation detectors enhance global nuclear security
Researchers identify prime compound candidates for new room temperature semiconductor radiation detectors.
30 Jul 2019 ⋅ Journal of Applied Physics
Mysterious release of radioactive material uncovered
The TU Vienna participated in a study led by the IRSN in France and the Leibniz University Hannover to clarify the origin of a radioactive cloud over Europe in the year 2017
29 Jul 2019 ⋅ Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Thunderbolt of lightning, gamma rays exciting
Researchers connect lightning with gamma-ray phenomena in clouds.
25 Jun 2019 ⋅ Communications Physics
Targeting individual atoms
A team of researchers led by Christian Degen has developed a new approach, making it possible to directly track the precession of single nuclear spins.
24 Jun 2019 ⋅ Nature