Untangling the signatures of smuggled nuclear materials from the radiation background created by shooting neutrons at suspected cargo is the task of U-M research team.
Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences
Nuclear nonproliferation: $1.9M to improve detection of weapons-grade material
Augmented reality for testing nuclear components
A new machine learning platform detects and quantifies radiation-induced defects instantaneously and could be extended to interpret other microscopy data.
In the news: Michigan Engineering experts September 6-10
Highlights include Wired and the Los Angeles Times.
In the news: Michigan Engineering experts August 16-20
Highlights include Inside Higher Ed and The Washington Post.
Strong magnetic fields change how friction works in plasma
Rather than just slowing down a charged particle moving through a plasma, friction can also push from the side in a strong magnetic field.
Most powerful laser in the U.S. to begin operations soon, supported by $18.5M from the NSF
With first light anticipated in 2022, the NSF will provide five years of operations funding, ramping up as the ZEUS user facility progresses to full capacity.