Founded in 1959, the Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics (BINP) is a major center for the advanced study of nuclear physics in Russia. Today, the BINP is home to three particle accelerators, employs over 3,000 people and also hosts several research groups every year.
The underground concrete tunnel structures of the electron-positron collider were vulnerable to the region’s groundwater. The builder applied the Penetron System – a combination of crystalline waterproofing products – to permanently secure the tunnels from any moisture penetration.
June 25, 2020
Looking for the Origins of Life – in a Penetron-Treated Concrete Tunnel
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