The Proton Irradiation Facility (IRRAD) is located on the T8 beam-line in the Meyrin site East Area Proton Synchrotron (PS). For the irradiations, it uses a 24GeV/c proton beam.
The new Gamma Irradiation Facility (GIF++) is located in the North Area. It combines a 137Cs source with a high-energy particle beam from the SPS H4 beam line.
The Cern High energy AcceleRator Mixed field facility (CHARM), located in the East Area, features a wide spectrum of radiation types and energies.
The High-Radiation to Materials facility (HiRadMat), located in the Meyrin Site on the SPS accelerator is designed to provide High-Power LHC-type pulsed beams.
The CERN-EU high-energy Reference Field (CERF) is located in the North Area providing a neutron field for characterizaion of dosimetry at commercial flight altitudes and in space.
This new dedicated state-of- the-art facility replaces the ageing facility in building 172 (~30 years old). It houses several irradiation sources including the 60Co source of CC60
The CC60 facility, located in the same building as CALLAB, uses a 60Co for the qualification of components againts TID effects.
The Very energetic Electron facility for Space Planetary Exploration missions in harsh Radiative environments, situated in CTF3, is a high energy electron beamline for radiation testing.
At CERN there are many X-ray irradiation facilities which are included in the database.Please click on the button to view a full list of the X-ray facilities at CERN.
CERN collaborates with partner facilities for carrying out Total Dose, Displacement Damage and Single Event testing. These include:
If you collaborate to a CERN project and you would like to organize an irradiation test in these facilities, please contact us.
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CERN Working Groups for future Irradiation Facilities 2007-2010 archive (CERN intranet only)