Tour: TUNL Lab

  • Triangle University Nuclear Laboratory Building (TUNL) Durham, NC 27710

TUNL is a partly underground lab on Duke's West campus that is the "US Department of Energy Center of Excellence in Nuclear Physics.” This lab contains three different facilities: HIGS (High Intensity Gamma Ray Source), a Tandem Accelerator Bay, and a Lab for Experimental Nuclear Astrophysics. TUNL is a consortium of the three main triangle universities, including NC State and UNC. Triangle University Nuclear Laboratory (TUNL) is a consortium of three major research universities in the North Carolina Research Triangle Area: Duke University, North Carolina State University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill that focuses on nuclear physics research.

This tour will include a visit to all three facilities and talented scientists will discuss their work. Please wear comfortable walking shoes.

Click here to sign up on Eventbrite. This tour is limited to 20 people, 10 current students and 10 alums/other professionals. First come, first served. Must be 18 or older and not pregnant to participate. There will be a wait list, so if someone cancels their registration you might get the opportunity!