Low Activation Materials Design and Analysis Laboratory (LAMDA)

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee



Institution
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Name
Low Activation Materials Design and Analysis Laboratory (LAMDA)
Building
4508
Post Irradiation Examination
Secondary Type
No Secondary Type Defined
Tertiary Type
No Tertiary Type Defined
Core Functions
Post irradiation examination capabilities in the LAMDA lab are focused on three main categories: mechanical testing, physical properties and microstructural characterization.
Unique Functions
mechanical testing, optical and scanning electron microscopy, densitometry, metallography, and thermal and electrical conductivity
Hotwork Facilities
low activity, contact handling
Support Equipment
2500ft2 in 3 labs, vacuum and high temp testing
Radiological Limit
<100mr/hr @ 30cm
Materials Allowed
beta/gamma only
Sample Encapsulation
No Sample Encapsulation Defined
Atmosphere
air
Commissioning Date
2013
Recent Upgrade
No Recent Upgrade Defined
RAM License
Department of Energy
License End Date
2099
Docket Number
No Docket Number Defined
User Facility
Yes
GAIN Partner
No
NSUF Partner
Yes
NE Use Percentage
100
Utilization Hours
No Utilization Hours Defined
Number Of Users
No Number Of Users Defined
Number Of Staff
No Number Of Staff Defined
Point Of Contact
Josh Schmidlin
Website URL
https://www.ornl.gov/directorate/facilities
Date Of Data
February 28, 2019
User Guide
Low Activation Materials Development and Analysis Laboratory_R2.pdf