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The Dalton Nuclear Institute supports nuclear professionals with expertise, training and facilities.

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Research and expertise

The Dalton Cumbrian Facility (DCF) is a state-of-the-art nuclear science and engineering research base.

We support research which addresses the major issues associated with nuclear power: plant life extension, new nuclear build, decommissioning and radioactive waste management.

Dalton Cumbrian Facility

The Dalton Cumbrian Facility (DCF) is a state-of-the-art nuclear science and engineering research base, part of the National Nuclear User Facility.

The Dalton Cumbrian Facility (DCF) is a state-of-the-art nuclear science and engineering research base, part of the National Nuclear User Facility.

Experimental facilities at DCF

Facilities at DCF include Ion beam accelerator systems, Cobalt 60 gamma irradiator, characterisation and analytical laboratories.

Facilities at DCF include 5MV and 2.5MV ion beam accelerator systems, Cobalt 60 gamma irradiator, charaterisation and analytical laboratories.

Research at DCF

Our research focuses on the fields of nuclear decommissioning and radioactive waste management, contributing to national and international nuclear programmes.

Our research focuses on the fields of nuclear decommissioning and radioactive waste management, contributing to national and international nuclear programmes.

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