RRCAT Newsletter - Issue 1 & 2 of 2020

  From the Director's Desk
  From the Editor's Desk

 Accelerator Programme:
A.1: Status report on operation of Indus accelerators
A.2: Utilization activities of Indus beamlines
A.3: Design, development and installation of vertical pinger magnet in Indus-2
A.4: Development, installation and commissioning of vertical pinger magnet power supply in Indus-2
A.5: Development and installation of 1 kW, S-Band, upgraded pulsed RF system for 20 MeV injector microtron
A.6: Measures for reliability enhancement of machine interlock system for Indus-2
A.7: UHV performance of NEG coated race track profile vacuum chamber for Indus-2 undulator
A.8: Linac-3 physics design
A.9: Linac-3 development
A.10: Linac-3 control system
A.11: Programmable control module for scanning magnet power supply of linac
A.12: Control system development and integration for Horizontal Test Stand
A.13: Indigenous development of 50 kV, 2 A, 16 μs solid state Marx modulator with droop compensation technique
A.14: Development of low magnetic permeability GTA welds of type 316L SS for application in particle accelerators
A.15: Determination of core level binding energies free from differential charging: A case for β-Ga2O3 /NiO heterojunction
A.16: Indigenous development of welding glove box and first dressing of a HB650 β=0.92 five-cell SCRF cavity
A.17: Development, integration and qualification of end lever tuner for HB650 five-cell SCRF cavity

 Laser Programme:
L.1: Development of engineered 500 W Yb-doped CW fiber laser
L.2: Fiber optic front end laser system for high energy laser
L.3: Generation of 100 W of CW power at 1320 nm from Nd:YAG laser
L.4: Growth of monocrystalline DBR mirrors with reflectivity exceeding 99% and high Q resonator
L.5: UHV pressure measurement by MOT loading
L.6: Energy enhancement of 46.9 nm soft x-ray laser from fast capillary discharge
L.7: Laser cutting for repair/replacement of injection valves of emergency core cooling system in KKNPS-2 reactor
L.8: Deposition of thick SiC clad layer on Zircaloy-4 tube using laser additive manufacturing process
L.9: Development of mesh type spacers using laser additive manufacturing
L.10: Synthesis of Ce:YAG powder and development of x-ray detection screen by sedimentation method
L.11: Development of visible blind UV photodetectors based on MgxZn1-xO thin films
L.12: Trans-stilbene polymer composites for x-ray imaging applications
L.13: Development of GaAs based spin-Hall devices with low power consumption
L.14: Development of thermally stimulated current measurement setup for characterizing photovoltaic materials

 Infrastructure and Services:
I.1: Plasma arc cutting of metals for manufacturing of components
I.2: Renovation of Sukhniwas Palace

 Theme Articles:
T.1: Development of indigenous technologies for upgradation of Indus-2 synchrotron radiation source
T.2: High power solid state lasers for nuclear field applications
T.3: Studies on few important nuclear materials at the XRF microprobe and ADXRD beamlines on Indus-2
T.4: Development and deployment of radiation resistant GaAs based PIN photodetectors
T.5: Advanced and compact laser plasma electron accelerators and its applications

Publications from RRCAT during July 2019 to June 2020

 Events and Happenings:
N.1: Celebration of RRCAT Foundation Day
N.2: National Science Day celebration at RRCAT under DAE-DoS Dr.Vikram Sarabhai Centenary Celebrations
N.3: Third batch of Trade Apprenticeship Scheme
N.4: Technology transfer of 60 kW RF broadband dual directional coupler
N.5: COVID-19 work environment management at RRCAT
N.6: Industrial and radiation safety in RRCAT
N.7: Fire safety in RRCAT
N.8: Clean and Green Campus activities in RRCAT
N.9: Organization of ISO-ISMPO Conference 2019
N.10: 5th HBNI Research Scholars' Day celebrated at RRCAT
N.11: HBNI organized a mini-marathon "बिन पानी सब सुन" at RRCAT
N.12: Vigilance Awareness Week-2019 celebrated at RRCAT
N.13: UDYAM-2020, an entrepreneurship fair by women
N.14: Activities of RRCAT Staff Club
N:15 Accomplishments of AECS, Indore
N:16 RRCAT Seminars during July 2019 – June 2020
N:17 Awards and Honours
N:18 New Recruits
N:19 Superannuations
N:20 राराप्रप्रौके में राजभाषा गतिविधियाँ : जुलाई २०१९ - जून २०२०
Career and Research Opportunities at RRCAT

RRCAT Newsletter - Issue 1 & 2 of 2020

Editorial Board:

  • Dr. Vinit Kumar
  • Dr. Mangesh B. Borage
  • Dr. Aparna Chakrabarti
  • Shri S.S. Tomar
  • Dr. Anand Moorti
  • Dr. Sunil Verma
  • Dr. B.N. Upadhyaya
  • Dr. Amalendu Sharma
  • Shri J.K. Pattnaik
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