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07 November 2019

A new look for the Reactor Institute Delft

TU Delft's Reactor Institute Delft (RID) will get a new look in the form of new dome plating. As of 4 November, a scaffolding is being built around the dome for this purpose. Because of the shape of the dome, building the scaffolding is a specialist job. This will take a few weeks. It is expected that all 1,200 plates will be replaced in the second quarter of 2020.

24 September 2019

'Battery research holds promises, but still has a long way to go'

Inaugaral lecture prof.dr.ir. M. Wagemaker (TNW): Recharge 25 september 2019, starts at 15:00 – Aula, TU Delft

06 September 2019

Larmor TU Delft NWO project celebration

On Wednesday 29 August, the official closing of the special NWO Large project Larmor of TU Delft and ISIS took place in the neutron facility ISIS.

04 July 2019

RID presents annual report OYSTER

RID is proud to present the annual report of the OYSTER programme.

18 April 2019

Reactor shutdown May 2019 to early 2020

30 November 2018

Opening HollandPTC

On Friday 30 November, the festive opening celebration of HollandPTC will take place in the Prinsenhof museum in Delft. Recently patients are being treated with proton therapy, a new form of radiotherapy against cancer for the Netherlands, in the outpatient centre HollandPTC located on the campus of the TU Delft. Parallel to these treatments, TU Delft is working together in HollandPTC with the LUMC and Erasmus MC medical centres on innovations in the care of cancer patients. Treatment, education and research go hand in hand to achieve better and responsible care.

23 November 2018

Permit design and Environmental Impact Assessment

The permit design and the Environmental Impact Assessment for a cold source next to the core of the research reactor are open for public consultation from 22 November 2018 until 2 January 2019.

04 October 2018

TU Delft measurement technique shown to reveal important properties of quantum dots

Scientists have demonstrated that the positrons produced by the TU Delft research reactor are ideally suited for studying quantum dots, the building blocks of next generation solar cells.

17 September 2018

Interdisciplinary MSc projects for RST on health and waste water

Delft Bioengineering Institute has awarded Zoltán Perkό and Albert van de Wiel with a total of €7500 for the execution of three interdisciplinary MSc projects. Together with Elizabeth Carroll (ImPhys), Zoltan has designed a project that looks into ultrahigh dose-rate FLASH irradiation in zebrafish. With 3mE’s Giulia Giordano, Zoltan will look into using mathematical methods to optimize control of combined chemo-radiation therapy. Albert teams up with CEG’s Doris van Halem to measure arsenic content of rice products and waste water. In total, Bioengineering has granted 15 MSc projects that resulted from the networking event BioDate 2018. Below you read more about this three interesting projects.

03 September 2018

Permit application and Environmental Impact Assessment available for consultation

The permit application and the Environmental Impact Assessment for the cold source of the OYSTER-programme are available for consultation from 23 August to 3 October 2018. The application concerns the installation of a cold neutron source next to the reactor core. This cold source, which is in itself not a radioactive application, makes it possible to slow down the neutrons of the research reactor, thus allowing better research results to be obtained.

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