19 December 2017

TU Delft to build new laboratory for high-tech electron accelerator

TU Delft to build new laboratory for high-tech electron accelerator

TU Delft will shortly have the use of a brand-new laboratory with an electron accelerator that is unique in the world. This facility, called APPEAL (Advanced Picosecond Pulsed Electron Accelerator Laboratory), will be used to study the properties of materials and it will be located at the Reactor Institute Delft (RID). The start of construction of the new facility was celebrated in the RID complex on Monday 18 December.

15 December 2017

First liver cancer patient treated with microspheres irradiated in new TU Delft flexible irradiation facility

First liver cancer patient treated with microspheres irradiated in new TU Delft flexible irradiation facility

The production and distribution of short-lived medical isotopes is a race against time. To be able to get medical isotopes with the required level of radioactivity to the patient, TU Delft researchers have been working closely with Quirem Medical and Radboud UMC*. Today, in Italy, the first liver cancer patient will be treated with special radioactive microspheres that were produced in Delft. This innovative liver cancer treatment is conducted using tiny spheres – about the thickness of a hair – that are packed with the radioisotope Holmium-166. The microspheres are activated in a new flexible irradiation facility that was recently developed by TU Delft’s Reactor Institute Delft (RID).

09 October 2017

Research reactor in tv programme Willem Wever

The research reactor was in the Willem Wever tv programme on 8 October. Here children's questions in the age 10-12 are answered. A recurring part is the Science item. Science journalist Diederik Jekel took a look in the reactor hall

02 October 2017

Distribution iodine tablets by Ministry

Distribution iodine tablets by Ministry

Children up to 18 years old who live in the Hague region will receive a box of iodine tablets from the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport in the week of 9 or 16 October.

11 August 2017

Analytical tools for engineering materials science, 8/9 March, Amsterdam

SYNERGI 2018 will demystify analytical Research Infrastructures for industry in the field of engineering, energy- and microtechnology

30 June 2017

Self healing steel with molybdenum

Dr. Niels van Dijk (Radiation, Science & Technology) demonstrates the principle of self healing steel with molybdenum.

22 June 2017

OYSTER year report

OYSTER (Optimized Yield - for Science, Technology and Education - of Radiation) has been devised to improve and expand the nuclear research infrastructure of TU Delft. It will enable educational, scientific and societal challenges in the fields of health and energy to be better addressed.

30 March 2017

Official opening Battery Labs at RID

On 6 April the Battery Lab of Radiation, Science & Technology will officially be opened at the RID. The new Lab consists of an advanced research and test facility for existing and future battery systems and related electrochemical devices.

01 March 2017

Reactor Institute starts modifying research infrastructure in OYSTER project

On Thursday 23 February, President of the Executive Board Tim van der Hagen signed the contract/amendment agreement for the OYSTER project between TU Delft and the South-Korean consortium KHC in the presence of the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea. In South-Korea the agreement was signed by the representative of the consortium KHC: the president of KAERI, Jong Kyung Kim.

01 November 2016

Reactor Institute TU Delft official partner of International Atomic Energy Agency

The Reactor Institute Delft (RID), the nuclear research reactor at TU Delft, has been selected as a Collaborating Centre of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for the third time.

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