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Par​tner article with Pour la science​

In 2020, IRSN initiated a partnership with the magazine Pour la science. The first issue was published in June.​​


Fukushima. What happened to the radioactive caesium in forests?​​

Pour la science n°512 - juin 2020

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The online magazine Aktis​​​​​

Aktis focuses on IRSN’s latest research news and results, with the aim of making the Institute’s research better-known among the French and global scientific community.


It is a multimedia quarterly that provides concise descriptions of scientific results, highlighting the way in which research interacts with assessment work, as well as its interdisciplinary and collaborative aspects.

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Aktis-18-EN.jpg Aktis n°18Fall 2018


Analysis of the Fukushima-Daiichi accident: lessons for IRSN’s  simulation tools // FOCUS - Aging of concrete in geological disposal of radioactive waste // Accurate assessment of alpha therapy doses // New data for models of fires with reduced oxygen supply

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Aktis n°17, Summer 2018


Aktis n°16Winter 2018

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Aktis n°15Fall 2017

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Aktis-14-EN.jpg Aktis n°14Summer 2017

Quantifying uncertainties for better assessing consequences after a nuclear accident // FOCUS - Improving the understanding of hydriding of cladding to anticipate rupture // A new pyrolysis model for semi-transparent materials // Evaluating secondary neutron doses in proton therapy

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Aktis: collection and subscription

​​​​​Consult the ​​​​Aktis archives, from issue 1 to 13 

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Archives: scientific and technical reports

Between 2000 and 2008, IRSN published a scientific and technical report presenting scientific results obtained over the previous year or two regarding programs that had reached a milestone or come to an end.


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