The Dalton Cumbrian Facility (DCF) is a state-of-the-art research base of The University of Manchester's Dalton Nuclear Institute, specifically designed as a national user facility. We provide academia and industry with the opportunity to carry out high-end research in radiation science and nuclear engineering decommissioning, incorporating academic access to the active research facilities within National Nuclear Laboratory Central Laboratory on the Sellafield site.

About DCF

Information about visiting and working at the Dalton Cumbrian Facility and about our staff.

DCF facilities

An overview of our irradiation and analysis equipment and how to book user time on them.

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