AiD products for safety and healthcare presented on Science Festival in Warsaw
Sunday, 06 October 2013 14:11

Events organized by NCBJ during Science Festival in Warsaw included presentation of innovative solutions developed within the framework of the AiD project run in Świerk.

Products related to public safety and healthcare were shown to general public on an exhibition organized at Warsaw University Biology Faculty premises on September 28 and 29. They included models of three devices currently developed by the AiD team: Coline 6 – medical accelerator of electrons for modern radiotherapy, SWAN – scanner of hazardous materials, CANIS – radiographic system. Our experts helped the visitors to get acquainted with the involved techniques explaining them in detail construction, principle of operation and field of application of each of the devices. Professor Maria Szeptycka of NCBJ High Energy Physics Division gave a lecture directed to the most interested guests. The lecture main topic was the Neutron Activation Analysis technique applied in the SWAN scanner to analyse material composition, the first step towards identifying hazardous substances.

(photo: Marcin Sadowski, NCBJ)


Project co-financed by European Union via European Regional Development Fund

Innovative Economy National Centre for Nuclear Research Eurpean Union