Iranian Entity: Bonab Atomic Energy Research Center
|Bonab Atomic Energy Research Center|
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|Bonab Research Center|
Bonab Research Centre
Bonab Atomic Energy Studies Center
|- AEOI-BRC, P.O. Box: 56515-196, East Azarbaijan-Bonab, Iran
- Jade ye Tabriz (Km 7), East Azerbaijan, Iran
|Listed by the European Union on May 23, 2011 as an entity linked to Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or Iran's development of nuclear weapon delivery systems; with some exceptions, European Union member states must freeze all funds and economic resources owned, held or controlled by the listed entity, and prevent funds or economic resources from being made available to it; affiliated with the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI - see separate entity record); overseen by the Nuclear Science and Technology Research Institute (NSTRI - see separate entity record).
Composed of three departments: the Applied Physics Department, the Optic and Coating Department, and the Executive Department; the research activities carried out in the Department of Applied Physics include design and construction of the Argon Ion Laser, production of thyratons, research on output power stabilization of the Argon Ion Laser, advanced welding of metals and non-metals, and development of ceramic welding used in Geiger detectors and temperature sensors; manufactures high-capacity voltage switches; conducts research on production of high purity graphite; inaugurated in 1989.
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