The fourth French-Czech «Barrande» workshop in nuclear research

23. 10. 2023

The fourth «Barrande» workshop, focused on Czech-French cooperation in the field of research and development of nuclear physics, took place in the premises of the Le Relais Saint Michel hotel near the island castle of Mont-Saint-Michel, France, on October 11-12, 2023.

The main organizer of the workshop was the Grand Accélérateur National d'Ions Lourds (GANIL) in cooperation with its founder, the French Commission for Energy Alternatives and Atomic Energy (CEA), the French Institute in Prague (IFP) at the Embassy of France in Prague and the SPIRAL2-CZ project team from Nuclear Physics Institute of the CAS.

Almost 40 participants from various nuclear fields from France and the Czech Republic presented their contributions and tried to summarize the visions, expansion and direction of future cooperation and research within the working groups.


Lecture by Prof. Ondřej Lebeda (in front left) during the «Barrande» 2023 workshop

At the end of the workshop, a solemn ceremony took place with the signing of a bilateral cooperation agreement between the NPI and GANIL/SPIRAL2 within the virtual laboratory NuAG (Nuclear Astrophysics – radiobioloGy) for the following years.


Signing of the NuAG agreement by Ondřej Svoboda, director of the NPI, and Patricia Chomaz,
director of GANIL/SPIRAL2


Closing of the signing ceremony with the NuAG virtual laboratory coordinators