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Diamonds are Forever – Nuclear Seminar Series

 

 

 

                                                                                                                           

 

Diamonds are Forever - Nuclear Seminar Series

 

Key details

Date: Wednesday 15th November

Time: 18:30

Location: Pugsley Lecture Theatre, Queen’s School of Engineering, University of Bristol, BS8 1TR

 

Speaker: Professor Tom Scott     

 

Description

Could your phone battery last 5730 years?

A team of physicists and chemists from the University of Bristol have developed a new technology that uses nuclear waste to generate electricity in a nuclear-powered diamond battery. The development could solve some of the problems of nuclear waste, clean electricity generation and battery life.

In this talk organised by the South West Nuclear Hub in conjunction with the  Nuclear Institute, Professor Tom Scott will explain how the diamond battery technology has been developed and explore some of its potential applications.

Read more from the original press release here: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/news/2016/november/diamond-power.html

Refreshments will be provided from 18:00.

Attendance is free but please register on the Eventbrite page here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/nuclear-seminar-series-diamonds-are-forever-tickets-38233569636 

Event poster: 2017 11 15_NI_Diamond Batteries

If you cannot attend the lecture in person it will be livestreamed on the Hub website.

Details of how to get to the University can be found here. 

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