News ID: 301927
Published: 0623 GMT April 06, 2021

Iran to unveil 133 new nuclear achievements on Nuclear Technology Day: AEOI

Iran to unveil 133 new nuclear achievements on Nuclear Technology Day: AEOI

The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) announced Tehran is set to reveal and inaugurate 133 new achievements in the field of nuclear technology on the occasion of National Nuclear Technology Day (April 10).

In a statement on Tuesday, the AEOI said the new 133 achievements were resulted from great efforts made by the staff and experts of Iran’s nuclear industry in the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20, 2021), Press TV reported.

It added that the achievements have been made in different fields of the country nuclear industry, including quantum, enrichment, heavy water, deuterium compounds, radiopharmaceuticals, lasers and etc.

Eight of the achievements will be unveiled in person by President Hassan Rouhani, and the rest will be put on display during exhibitions and video-conferences.

Earlier in the day, the AEOI spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi said that the country 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,” Kamalvandi told ISNA.

He added that the IR-9 is one of the most important centrifuge machines in Iran which has been manufactured based on new standard methods.

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