Scientific Forum 2015: Ionizing Radiation as a Tool for Nanoscale Engineering

Scientific Forum 2015: Ionizing Radiation as a Tool for Nanoscale Engineering

12 October 2015

More than a dozen IAEA Member States are now using ionizing radiation to produce nanoparticles for use in agriculture, medicine, cosmetics and industrial applications, while others are researching ways to create their own products and processes.

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Radiation Technologies in Daily Life

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The clothes industry is a major source of income for many countries. But before textiles can be turned into garments, they need to be dyed. Wastewater from dyeing processes is leading to environmental pollution.  The IAEA supports the use of a radiation technology to address this issue.

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The photos in this collection were taken during a Safeguards Comprehensive Training Exercise at Dukovany Nuclear Power Plant in the Czech Republic on 11 June 2015.
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Photos by D. Calma
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© IAEA 2015

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Ensuring the Health of Land and Water<br />
Combating Drought and Desertification

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Mosquitoes are one of the world's most dangerous pests. These carriers of diseases such as dengue and malaria wreak havoc over large parts of the world, causing sickness and death. In the future they could be tackled through the use of a nuclear technique.

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Last update: 12 October 2015