National Nuclear Forensics Laboratory and the IAEA Collaborating Center for Nuclear Forensics
As one of its main activities, Nuclear Security Department (NSD) takes part in combating illicit trafficking of nuclear materials and against nuclear terrorism. Our activities for developing analytical methods and making forensic investigations, including determination of the origin of nuclear materials look back more than 20 years in our institute. Currently the lately updated Governmental Decree 490/2015 (XII.30) (previously 17/1996) delegates MTA EK the duties of supporting authorities in identifying and characterising seized, found nuclear materials of unknown origin.
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