Microscopy and Characterization Suite (MaCS)

Center for Advanced Energy Studies, Idaho



Institution
Center for Advanced Energy Studies
Name
Microscopy and Characterization Suite (MaCS)
Building
CAES
Post Irradiation Examination
Secondary Type
No Secondary Type Defined
Tertiary Type
No Tertiary Type Defined
Core Functions
The Microscopy and Characterization Suite (MaCS) is a state-of-the-art materials characterization laboratory that provides cross-cutting capabilities that support the Center for Advanced Energy Studies' (CAES) mission in multiple initiative areas.
Unique Functions
No Unique Functions Defined
Hotwork Facilities
https://inlportal.inl.gov/portal/server.pt/community/caes_home/281/macs_operating_envelope_%282%29
Support Equipment
CAES also houses the Advanced Materials Laboratory, Radiochemistry Laboratory and other non-rad labs.
Radiological Limit
<70mr/hr @ 30cm
Materials Allowed
beta/gamma only
Sample Encapsulation
< 70 dpm/100 cm^2 ß and 7 dpm/100cm^2 alpha
Atmosphere
air
Commissioning Date
2008
Recent Upgrade
No Recent Upgrade Defined
RAM License
NRC
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
50-70
Utilization Hours
2000
Number Of Users
No Number Of Users Defined
Number Of Staff
7
Point Of Contact
Yaqiao Wu
Website URL
https://caesenergy.org/research/laboratories/macs/
Scheduling URL
https://caesenergy.org/research/laboratories/macs/
User Org URL
https://caesenergy.org/
Proposal URL
https://nsuf.inl.gov/
Date Of Data
January 16, 2019