Neutron irradiation workshop

ASI Headquarters, 8 June

“A neutron irradiation facility for space applications” is the title of the workshop that will be held in Rome at the ASI Headquarters on 8 June 2015.

Representatives both from scientific community and aerospace industry are expected to take part in the event as lecturers. The workshop consists of three sessions.

The first one is related to the cosmic radiation environment, and the implications of cosmic neutrons on electronic systems and human tissues and cells, while the second one is focused on the ESA and Italian industry point of view. At the end, there will be a wrap-up session in order to draft recommendations and actions based on the discussions.

Workshop organizers are: Italian Space Agency, CNR, Rome University “Tor Vergata” and INAF.

Participation in the event is only on invitation.