Conference Topics

The conference field deals with instrumentation and measurement for:

  • Fundamental Physics
  • Space Sciences and Technology
  • Fusion Diagnostics and Technology
  • Research Reactors and Particle Accelerators
  • Nuclear Power Reactors and Nuclear Fuel Cycle
  • Nuclear Safeguards, Homeland Security and CBRN
  • Decommissioning, Dismantling and Remote Handling
  • Severe Accident Monitoring
  • Environmental and Medical Sciences
  • Current Trends in Development of Radiation Detectors
  • Education, Training and Outreach

Scientific Application Fields

Fundamental Physics

  • Nuclear and particle physics
  • Advanced electronics for radiation detection and radiation effects mitigation
  • Innovative data analysis methodologies
  • Simulation and modelling

Space Sciences and Technology

  • Electronics and sensors vulnerability
  • Very low power and mass sensors
  • Miniaturization design techniques
  • Onboard control and data processing units
  • Robust and hardened architectures

Fusion Diagnostics and Technology

  • Burning plasma diagnostics
  • Radiation hardened detectors and electronics
  • Experimental techniques for high-T plasmas
  • High-availability electronics for DAQ and control

Research Reactors and Particle Accelerators

  • Calibration and tests of mock-up sensors under laboratory conditions (thermal- hydraulic, mechanical, thermal studies)
  • Radiation detection
  • In-pile measurements of physical parameters including temperature, dimensions, gas release
  • Accelerator beam diagnostics and characterization
  • Material testing reactors
  • Safety experiments
  • Accelerator beam position monitors
  • Beam loss/beam profile measurement
  • Optical diagnostics
  • Collision rate measurement

Nuclear Power Reactors and Nuclear Fuel Cycle

  • Nuclear power plants (GEN2, GEN3, GEN3+)
  • GEN IV reactors (SFR, LFR, VHTR, GFR,…)
  • Advanced modular reactors (AMR) & small modular reactors (SMR)
  • Simulation and modelling
  • Radioactive wastes management
  • Nuclear material and spent fuel
  • Nuclear fuel cycle facilities
  • Dismantling operations
  • Safeguards
  • Reprocessing plants
  • Nuclear material control and characterization
  • Nuclear fuel control and management

Nuclear Safeguards, Homeland Security and CBRN

  • Illicit trafficking
  • First responder prompt nuclear measurements intervention
  • Customs border inspections and access controls of radiological elements in transit
  • Radiological threats detection and identification
  • High efficiency neutron measurements
  • Active and Passive interrogation techniques (X, gamma and neutrons)

Decommissioning, Dismantling and Remote Handling

  • Materials and radioactive wastes management
  • Techniques and process improvements, radiological characterization, waste treatment, decontamination
  • Remote handling

Severe Accident Monitoring

  • High temperature and pressure measurements
  • Radiation measurement in harsh media
  • Electronics hardening
  • Wireless and remote robotic measurements
  • Simulation and modelling

Environmental and Medical Sciences

  • Advancements in mass spectrometry measurements
  • Application of radioactive tracers
  • Radiography, imagery, tomography
  • Methods in extreme conditions

Current trends in development Radiation Detectors

  • Current trends in scintillator detectors and materials
  • State-of-the-art radiation detectors for medical imaging
  • Engineering of scintillation materials and radiation technologies
  • Progress in the development of semiconductor radiation detectors

Education, Training and Outreach

  • Experimental sciences
  • Basics in instrumentation and measurement sciences and technologies
  • Measurement methods and their applications
  • PhD. and summer schools, refresh courses
  • Communicating nuclear to the public