Optical & Scanning Electron Microscopy for Nuclear Applications
A one day training course that provides a comprehensive overview of the equipment and techniques used for sample preparation, optical and SEM examination. There is a strong focus on structural materials from nuclear applications and on the Post-Irradiation Examination of fuel elements.
The course aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the principles and practical applications of optical and scanning electron microscopy in the nuclear sector. Delegates will learn how to extract and prepare samples for metallographic examination and will gain an insight into the capabilities and limitations of optical microscopy and SEM.