The President of Armenia Dr. Armen Sarkissian
President of Armenia Dr. Armen Sarkissian has visited YerPhI.
The President spoke to scientists about their work. The head of Cosmic Rays Division (CRD) of National Laboratory Ashot Chilingarian presented the important ongoing research projects:
The network of particle detectors SEVAN commissioned by CRD and located in Eastern European countries and Armenia for monitoring of solar and atmospheric high energy processes on Erth’s environments;
Operation of powerful LIDAR facility designed and fabricated for the atmospheric research.
National Laboratory Director Ani Aprahamyan and Chair of Board of Trustees Nerses Yeritsyan accompanied the President to the nuclear medicine center at premises of YerPhI.
The head of Radioisotope production laboratory Dr. A. Avetisyan presented the nuclear physics research program with 18 MeV proton beam of cyclotron planned by YerPhI physicists.
The possibilities of putting the cyclotron into operation quickly were discussed.