Laboratories & facilities

  1. The IRMM analytical laboratories are well equipped for carrying out demanding analytical tasks whether to solve a food related or an isotope measurement problem.

  2. The JRC's European Microwave Signature Laboratory carries out research in the field of radar remote sensing and Radio Frequency compatibility.

    Acronym: EMSL
  3. The Fuel Cell and Electrolyser Testing facility in Petten, the Netherlands was established to support developments in Regulation, Codes and Standards through the validation of testing procedures and measurement methodologies for the performance assessment of fuel cells.

  4. The underground laboratory HADES carries out research on small amounts of radioactive substances.

    Acronym: HADES
  5. The JRC's linear electron accelerator facility (GELINA) is one of the best pulsed white spectrum neutron sources available in the world.

    Acronym: GELINA
  6. The JRC's radionuclide metrology laboratories carry out research on measurements of neutron-induced reactions and cross-section standards, and absolute measurements of radiation.

  7. The JRC's Solid-state Hydrogen Storage Testing Facility carries out research on potential hydrogen storage materials.

  8. The JRC produces and characterises a variety of targets for high-precision measurements of neutron-reaction data at the GELINA and Van de Graaff accelerators.

  9. The JRC's Van de Graaff facility houses six experimental set-ups, and provides a stable neutron field for more than a week without interruption.

    Acronym: Van de Graaff