The Atomic and Molecular Data Unit establishes and maintains numerical databases of fundamental data for fusion energy research, and facilitates collaborative international research in the production and evaluation of such data. Read more.

Dipti joins the AMD Unit2 August 2021

Dipti has joined the AMD Unit as a Special Service Agreement (SSA) Consultant for one year. She is an expert on the fundamental physics of ions in plasmas and will be working on data evaluation and the development of standards and software tools for our databases, including an update to the ALADDIN database. She arrives at the IAEA after five years spent in the Atomic Spectroscopy Group at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the US.

Joint ICTP-IAEA Virtual Workshop on Atomistic Modelling of Radiation Damage in Nuclear Systems3 March 2021

A Virtual Workshop, for early-stage career researchers, on the atomistic modelling of radiation damage will be held from 4 – 8 October 2021 by the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), in cooperation with the IAEA.

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Collisional cascade due to a 200 keV primary knock-on atom in tungsten
An illustration of the simulated collisional cascade in tungsten caused by the impact of a 200 keV neutron.
Image courtesy of Andrea Sand, University of Aalto.