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    What are we talking about?

    An isotope is an element that has the same number of protons (the same atomic number) but a different number of neutrons in the nucleus (different atomic mass). Isotopes can either be stable or unstable. Due to their unique properties, stable isotopes are used in a variety of applications, including medical diagnosis, semiconductor production for electronic devices and research on materials used in nuclear environments.

    How do we enrich and deplete isotopes?

    Using the most advanced centrifuge technology available in the world today, we can enrich materials to exceed 99% or deplete below 1%.

    First we transform isotopes into their gaseous form. We then feed the gas into our centrifuges, which use a rotor within a vacuum to spin the gas at very high speeds. This spinning motion creates centripetal forces that separate the gas molecules. Heavier isotopes are pushed to the wall of the centrifuge, while lighter isotopes are concentrated closer to the centre. The gas is extracted from the centrifuge by a set of gas extraction scoops; the heavy isotope scoop is located near the centrifuge wall, whereas the light isotope scoop is placed closer to the centre.

    What’s next?

    We are continuously developing and expanding our enrichment capacity and are constantly looking out for new development opportunities. Our R&D department uses premium quality equipment and our staff are highly educated and trained. One of our key goals is development in close cooperation with our customers and we try to be involved in R&D projects from a very early stage to let our customers benefit from our knowledge to the fullest extent. This results in the highest quality and most cost-effective products and solutions.