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UKAEA’s Materials Research Facility (MRF) prepares and examines samples of radioactive materials to assess their performance in nuclear reactors.

The facility at Culham Science Centre near Oxford is available for users working in fission, fusion and other research programmes. It is part of the UK Government’s National Nuclear User Facility and the Henry Royce Institute for Advanced Materials.

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View our range of equipment for preparing samples and for carrying out scientific analysis

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Using the MRF

We are open to users from industry and academia.

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