Energy Week Tour: Triangle Universities Nuclear Laboratory

Nov 3

Thursday, November 3, 2016

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Triangle Universities Nuclear Laboratory

TUNL is a partly underground lab on Duke's West campus that is the "US Department of Energy Center of Excellence in Nuclear Physics." This lab contains three different facilities: HIGS (High Intensity Gamma Ray Source), a Tandem Accelerator Bay, and a Lab for Experimental Nuclear Astrophysics. TUNL is a consortium of the three main triangle universities, including NC State and UNC. Triangle University Nuclear Laboratory (TUNL) is a consortium of three major research universities in the North Carolina Research Triangle Area: Duke University, North Carolina State University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill that focuses on nuclear physics research.This tour will include a visit to all three facilities and talented scientists will discuss their work. Please wear comfortable walking shoes.Click here to sign up on Eventbrite: tour is limited to 20 people, 10 current students and 10 alums/other professionals. First come, first served. Must be 18 or older and not pregnant to participate. There will be a wait list, so if someone cancels their registration you might get the opportunity!To see the full agenda for Energy Week at Duke, visit

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