Irradiation Facility (IF)
Since 2012 the Irradiation Facility (IF) is available to scientists of the Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) for research work with an irradiation device. Independent use of the IF is possible after a radiation protection instruction, a bio-safety instruction as well as introduction to the handling of the irradiation device. A scientist is always available for scientific expertise and individual questions.
- General usage of the irradiation device
- Technical and practical scientific steering of a research projects
The Irradiation Facility is located in the basement of Research Campus and is defined as a supervised area according to the German Radiation Protection Ordinance as well as a genetic engineering area of security level 2 (S2) according to the German Genetic Engineering Act. The facility holds the irradiation device HWM D400, which provides a Caesium-137 source. The dimensions of the irradiation chamber are 90 mm diameter and 210 mm height incl. various mounting accessories.
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User agreement (German only)
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floor plan irradiation facility