MIT Energy Initiative
Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems (CANES)

Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems (CANES)

An MIT Energy Initiative Low-Carbon Energy Center

CANES aims to hasten the development of new and transformative technologies, materials, and methods that will make nuclear fission more affordable, more rapidly and securely deployable, and even safer than is currently the case.

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Photo: a new laser-based diagnostic technique, called transient grating spectroscopy, allows real-time measurement of radiation damage. Read moreCredit: Michael Short