Research & Development

ÇNAEM

  • Continious radiation inspection at ÇNAEM site and in the vicinity of İstanbul,
  • Analysis of every type of nuclear material (uranium, thorium etc.),
  • Analysis of every type of radioactive material (gamma spectrometry, alpha spectrometry, beta spectrometry,
  • Continious analysis at ÇNAEM and outside ÇNAEM site.
  • Radioactivity analysis in nutrients,
  • Measurement of natural radioactivity levels in soil, water and air,
  • Biological dosimetry by chromosome aberration analysis method,
  • Radiation protection training courses for domestic radiation workers,
  • Testing and analysis in powder metallurgy (reduction furnaces, particle size distribution etc.),
  • Testing and analysis of ceramic materials  (thermal analysis, optical and electron microscopes etc.),
  • Chemical analysis with mass spectrometry, atomic absorbtion and XRF instruments,
  • Neutron activation analysis (irradiation in reactor and gamma spectrometric analysis),
  • Calibration of instruments and radiation measurement devices employed in diagnosis and treatment of cancer,
  • Manufacture of different kinds of radiation measurement devices for various purposes in use of radioactive sources and materials.
  • Measurement of thickness, level and density in materials by various radioisotope techniques.
  • Industrial origin materials testing by use of NDT techniques (radiography, ultrasonic, magnetic  particle, liquid penetrant and eddy current)
  • Training and certification for employees of non-destructive testing in industry.
  • Collection, treatment and interim storage of low level radioactive wastes from medical and industrial origins.
  • International level regional training courses for radioactive waste issues.
  • End-use preparation of Tc-99m and Ir-192 radioisotopes for nuclear medicine and industry, respectively,
  • Manufacture and quality control of radiopharmaceutical cold kits employed in medicine for diagnosis.

SANAEM

  • The use of nuclear and related techniques in soil fertility and plant uptake,
  • Solving plant protection problems by using nuclear and related techniques,
  • Dating of archeological, geological and organic samples by use of nuclear and analytical techniques,
  • Using nuclear techniques for the characterization and preservation of cultural heritage artefacts in the European region,
  • Radiation processing technology for industrial wastewater treatment,
  • Determination of Sr-90, C-14 and Cs-137 activities in total diet by liquid scintillation and gama spectrometric methods,
  • Determination of 226Ra, 234U, 238U ve 210Po activities in mineral and spring waters in Turkey and estimation of commited effective dose,
  • İmproving radionuclide metrology infrastructure,
  • Improving capacity and capability for environmental radioactivity monitoring,
  • Development of genetic methods for the detection of pathogenic microorganisms in irradiated foods,
  • Detection of irradiated foods,
  • Investigation of the effects of irradiation for quarantine treatment purposes on food quality and hygiene in citrus fruits,
  • Radiation microbiology  research studies,
  • Molecular genetics research studies,
  • Internal  dosimetry research studies,
  • Monitoring radionuclides in animal products and crops for the  development of strategies reducing radionuclide transfer into the food chain,
  • Control of vector ticks by using Sterile Insect Technique,
  • Inactivation of Cryptosporidium sp. Oocysts by E-beam  irradiation,
  • Gamma and E-beam radiation-induced  decomposition of estrogens in municipal wastewater,
  • Sutation breeding in cultivated plants,
  • Plasma and fusion studies with ODAK-3K device.
  • Artificial and natural dosimetric material ınvestigation, development and aplication of dose measurement techniques with detector material,
  • Identification of irradiated foodstuffs containing cellulose, sugar and bone by ESR spectroscopy,
  • Dating of geological, archeological and anthropological samples by ESR and TL/OSL techniques,
  • Production and development of new dosimetric materials,
  • Identification of irradiated foodstuffs by TL technique,
  • Cleaning of waste water and chimney gas by using technology of radiation processing,
  • Nuclear data measurements by using 3 x 592 GBq Am-Be Neutron cell,
  • Plasma and fusion studies by using inertial electrostatic confinement (IEC) device,
  • Proton Cyclotron Project.