Cf252 Neutron Irradiation Facility

This facility ran for 5 years, from April 2001, to april 2006. The Cf 252 source was shipped home to ORNL in April 2006.

With the collapse of the 35W bridge in Aug 2007, the Tandem Accelerator building  has been vacated until demolition and construction of  the new bridge is completed. The building 's fate at this point is uncertaiin.

CF252 irradiator front view
Cf252 irradiator


  cF252 "snowball" arrives from ORNL
Cf252(15mg) arrives in "snowball" shipping cask(4090kg) from ORNL