FRINGE experiments at Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) at Vilingen, Switzerland, 25-29 August 2023

FRINGE consortium members travelled to PSI in Switzerland for further experiments. Irradiating FRINGE samples in solution with cold-thermal neutrons at ICON, to detect the production of singlet oxygen. Ongoing irradiations of the FRINGE samples in the bunker of ICON at SINQ, PSI. Preparing the samples for the experiments, from left to right: Theo Theodossiou (OUS), … Read more

Summer visit to Prague for FRINGE experiments at CV Rez

Yet another round of experiments at Rez with the hottest temperature in Czech Republic. We are optimizing the cell experiments and preparing the ground for animal experiments in the fall/winter of 2023. Somayeh Ezzatpanah (OUS) preparing the cells for neutron irradiation. The July team within CV Rez campus. From right to left: Katerina Vesela (Charles University), … Read more

Newest FRINGE experiments organised in Řež

Yet another visit to the reactor at Centrum výzkumu Řež for FRINGE cell experiments (19-May – 09 June). In this visit we also started paving the way for animal experiments, hopefully to start in Late autumn 2023. FRINGE biolab bench – our new cell counter Once again Mrs Kateřina Veselá of Charles University (BIOCEV) in … Read more

Experiments at the reactor in Řež part II July 11-15 2022

FRINGE team members from OUS and NCSRD travelled to Řež for the second time in July 2022. The focus of the five day visit was to conduct further experiments at the reactor in Řež  to consolidate the success of the first visit in cells and solution. A big thank you to our colleagues at CVŘež for … Read more

A trip to PSI: 2 days of solution experiments and spectrograph troubleshooting

From 25-26 May 2022, partners from OUS, IFE and NCSRD travelled to PSI in Switzerland for further FRINGE experiments. From left to right back row: Kostis (NCSRD), Kenneth (IFE) and Aliaksandr the engineer from SOL Instruments Ltd flew in from Belarus for looking at the spectrograph. In the front, Antigoni (NCSRD) By the river at … Read more

Consortium meeting planned to be held at VSCHT

The FRINGE consortium finally has the opportunity to meet again in person to discuss the project, results and next steps. The meeting will be held at our partner Vysoka Skola Chemicko-Technologicka V Praze (VSCHT) in the Czech Republic on the 26 March 2022. Our coordinator, OUS, and partner NCSRD will already be on site as … Read more

NCSRD 0.5MeV, 27-30.09.2021

FRINGE needs to investigate the interaction of neutrons at different energies: 0.5 MeV versus Greek souvlaki!