• X-rays from Scotch Tape
  • The 2015 class of undergraduate and graduate MUTR operator trainees.
  • This Lichtenberg figure was created by irradiating a block of acrylic with the linear accelerator.
  • The history of the MUTR goes back to its initial installation in 1960.
  • The MUTR core at 250 kW, its blue glow is a result of Cherenkov radiation.
  • Neutron images of cherry blossoms (left) and coffee beans (right) taken at MUTR.
  • The electron beam emanating from the exit window of the Varian Linear Accelerator.

Welcome to the University of Maryland's Radiation Facilities

Information on how to tour or perform research using the facilities can be found under Education & Outreach. Opportunities for working with or tourning our facilities can be found under the Use & Partnership and Tours pages, respectively.

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