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Interfacial Dynamics in Radioactive Environments and Materials (IDREAM)

Research Thrusts

IDREAM's science strategy is focused on interfacial reactivity in complex environments that include extremes in alkalinity, concentrated electrolytes, and ionizing radiation. To realize our science vision, IDREAM’s technical activities are organized around research thrusts.

Structure of the technical activities conducted within IDREAM. The core research thrusts are focused on interfacial chemical and physical processes that span spatial scales from angstroms to microns. Cross-cutting this technical scope are additional research thrusts and activities that build synergy across IDREAM.

Three core research thrusts (RTs) define IDREAM's scope for interfacial chemistry spanning spatial scales from angstroms to microns. These are

These core research thrusts are interwoven with three cross-cutting research thrusts (XCs) that provide synergy across IDREAM technical activities. Our cross-cutting research thrusts are

IDREAM Research Center


Master molecular–to–mesoscale chemical and physical phenomena at interfaces in complex environments characterized by extremes in alkalinity and low-water activity, and driven far from equilibrium by ionizing radiation.

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