Nuclear technology can be used to modify and analyse materials, which brings benefits to both scientific research and commercial applications. The IAEA support its Member States in this area with training as well as research and development activities.

  • Material analysis

    Nuclear technology is used to analyse materials in a wide range of areas, such as environmental pollution studies, biomedical research, geology and archaeological science. The IAEA assists its Member States in their research activities, training of qualified staff and the development of innovative technologies in this field. Read more →

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    Material modification

    Radiation technology can be used to modify various materials. This brings about certain changes in their properties, many of which can be used in a wide variety of commercial applications. Read more →

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