Nuclear Forensics and Radiochemistry Laboratory
Features: glove box and fume hood for handling radioactive materials; NaI and HPGe detectors for gamma-radiation spectrometry; PIPS detectors for alpha radiation spectrometry; electrochemical setup for radioactive material sample preparation; centrifuges to separate organic and aqueous phases; vortex mixer to mix different chemical phases; heating mantle for chemical dissolution of uranium dioxide; and bench scale setup for PUREX chemical process.
Nuclear Security and Emergency Response Laboratory
Radiation Detection and Measurements Laboratory
Features: NIM-bins to operate Geiger-Mueller tubes, gas-flow proportional counters, alpha-spectrometers, gamma detectors, and neutron detectors; digital electronic-based systems to study gamma spectroscopy, coincident radiation, neutron detection, and neutron multiplicity; HPGe workstations, hand-held radiation identifi cation systems, and He-3 and BF-3 tubes for neutron detection; mechanically and liquid nitrogen cooled HPGe detection systems; lead vaults for low background measurements; portable systems calibrated for In-Situ Counting Systems; high resolution LaBr scintillation detectors; portal monitors; and surveillance and monitoring systems.
Texas A&M System Facilities
- The Nuclear Engineering & Science Center (NESC) TRIGA Reactor
- The Cyclotron Institute
- Disaster City
- Parallel Computing Resources