Nuclear Materials Laboratory ( NML)

University of California-Berkeley, California



Institution
University of California-Berkeley
Name
Nuclear Materials Laboratory ( NML)
Building
NML
Post Irradiation Examination
Secondary Type
No Secondary Type Defined
Tertiary Type
No Tertiary Type Defined
Core Functions
characterization. sample preparation
Unique Functions
Radiological limit is4R/h on contact.
Hotwork Facilities
2 stainless steel glove boxes for handling radioactive and other hazardous materials. Sample cutting and polishing tools. Optical microscopy, micro hardness testing, and nanoindentation focused Ion Beam/Scanning Electron Microscopy with EDS, EBSD and STEM and in-situ indentation are available for activated samples. Max licensed dose rate 750mR/h on contact.
Support Equipment
No Support Equipment Defined
Radiological Limit
<1R/hr @ 30cm
Materials Allowed
beta/gamma only
Sample Encapsulation
No Sample Encapsulation Defined
Atmosphere
Air, cover gas, and vacuum.
Commissioning Date
No Commissioning Date Defined
Recent Upgrade
No Recent Upgrade Defined
RAM License
NRC/CA
License End Date
No License End Date Defined
Docket Number
No Docket Number Defined
User Facility
Yes
GAIN Partner
No
NSUF Partner
Yes
NE Use Percentage
50
Utilization Hours
3870 hr/year. Can run up to 8700 hr/year.
Number Of Users
>150 on the FIB/SEM
Number Of Staff
No Number Of Staff Defined
Point Of Contact
Peter Hosemann
Website URL
http://www.nuc.berkeley.edu/research/research-facilities
Date Of Data
July 31, 2019 10:04 AM