AEOI to Showcase Nuclear Achievements

The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran said the country will unveil 133 achievements in the nuclear technology sector on the occasion of National Nuclear Technology Day.
In a statement on Tuesday posted on its website, AEOI said the huge efforts of the specialists of Iran’s nuclear industry have led to 133 successful achievements in the previous year alone.
It added that the achievements, which will be unveiled on April 10, have been made in different fields of the nuclear industry, including quantum, enrichment, heavy water, deuterium compounds, radiopharmaceuticals and lasers.
Eight of the achievements will be unveiled by President Hassan Rouhani, and the rest will be displayed in exhibitions and videoconferences.
Earlier in the day, AEOI Spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi said Iran has started mechanical tests on its indigenized advanced IR-9 centrifuge machines.
“One of the developments made in the field of enrichment is the beginning of the mechanical tests on IR-9 centrifuge machines, which are able to produce 50,000 SWUs [Separative Working Units] of enriched uranium,” he told ISNA.
Kamalvandi noted that IR-9 is one of the most important centrifuge machines in Iran, which has been manufactured as per new standards.

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