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WEMMA webinar: Diamond Batteries

The West of England Metal and Materials Association (WEMMA) is hosting a webinar on Diamond Batteries: radiovoltaic devices for ultra-long life power.

Further details to follow.

Registration

Registration will be via the WEMMA website.

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WEMMA

The WEMMA is affiliated to Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3). It aims to provide a service to all materials professionals in the West of England by organizing talks and events and providing a focus for discussions. WEMMA lectures are accredited for professional development by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining

 

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Graphite blocks in the reactor core

Nuclear waste could be recycled for diamond battery power

Work has begun at Berkeley power station in Gloucestershire to remove radioactive waste products from the site as part of its decommissioning programme.  To try and reduce the time and cost of this operation, a team of physicists and chemists from the University of Bristol hope to recycle material from the irradiated graphite to generate […]

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