Directed research in the frontline areas of Nuclear chemistry, Nuclear Probes, Actinide Chemistry, Nuclear Analytical Methods and Actinide Spectroscopy.
Development of non destructive assay (NDA) methods for the assay of special nuclear materials.
Chemical quality control (CQC) of Nuclear Materials (including Pu based advanced fuels) using latest spectroscopic methods.
Nuclear material accounting and control (NUMAC) of DAE and IAEA safeguarded facilities.
• Development of “First of Its Kind in India” pulsed positron beam with 22Na as positron source
• Rapid PGNAA method for bulk analysis of reactor material and quantification of total boron.
Mass distribution studies in mass region ~180 to understand single particle effect in heavy ion induced nuclear fissions
Decay study of actinides is carried out using heavy ion beams from accelerators followed by gamma-ray spectrometry
• Depth dependent defect profile measurements in nuclear materials using slow positron beam