Applying nuclear science and technology to the benefit of Canada
Working together to advance AECL’s Science and Technology (S&T) priorities.
X-ray diffractometers are routinely used for the study of structural and fuel materials used in the nuclear industry. The AECL X-Ray Diffraction Laboratory is unique in its ability to handle radioactive materials.
Advanced Computer Modeling & Simulations
Advanced Fuels and Fuel Cycles
Environmental Remediation and NW Management
Hydrogen and Hydrogen Isotopes
Irradiation and Post-Irradiation Services
Materials and Chemistry
Nuclear and RM Management
Nuclear Safety, Security and Risk Management
Radiation Biology, Radioecology and Dosimetry
Over 3,500 highly skilled employees deliver a range of nuclear services.
AECL operates nuclear laboratories, scientific and academic facilities or project teams across the country.
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AECL is developing the skilled workforce required for a knowledge-based economy.
The NRU is among the most versatile research reactors in the world.
Medical isotopes are used in both the diagnosis and treatment of life-threatening diseases.
Materials research using neutrons leads to breakthroughs that we benefit from each and every day.
Knowledge generation, innovation and discovery: AECL supports an extensive network of stakeholders, clients and partners.
AECL offers expertise on materials performance under extreme environments.
Over the past few years, interest in thorium as fuel alternative to uranium has grown.
AECL serves as the cornerstone of Canada's nuclear industry; an industry which employs more than 30,000 Canadians.
AECL has proud record of positioning Canadian industry for commercial success.
Students gain valuable work experience in Canada's premier nuclear science organization.
AECL is undertaking work to address the energy needs of the future.
From nuclear safety to fuel cells, AECL maintains an advanced program in hydrogen isotopes.
AECL and Tyne Engineering have been collaborating on a project to further advance AECL’s tritium technology.