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Plutonium Experiment Opens New Research Possibilities

PNNL researchers identify and use a safe approach to access unique instrumentation in a non-radiological facility

January 2019

Researchers used novel methods to safely create and analyze plutonium samples. The approaches could prove influential in future studies of the radioactive material, improving fundamental knowledge and perhaps benefitting research in legacy waste, national security and nuclear fuels.

Radiological Microscopy Suite Enables Innovative Nuclear Science

New instruments and laboratory spaces benefit a wide range of research

December 2018

A suite addition brings a new flavor of nuclear research capabilities to PNNL's Radiochemical Processing Laboratory.

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