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Short-term training on Durability of reflectors and receivers

22 November 2022 - 23 November 2022

Location: CEA-INES Commissariat à l’énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives, 50 avenue du lac Léman, 73375 Le Bourget-du-Lac, FRANCE


Date: 22th –23th November 2022 mixt on line and in person

Target group: The training is designed for engineers, researchers and technical staff of the partners involved in the project to enable them to make optimum use of CEA optical facilities through short-term training visit.

Course Language: English

Trainers: Scientists and Specialists from CEA

Objective: This course focuses on accelerated ageing under controlled conditions of reflectors and receivers. The training consists of both theoretical and practical modules.

The training will includes visits, procedures, standards and best practices theoretical and experimental ‘hands-on’ experience, Knowledge-Transfer and Networking and cover the following topics:

  • Indoor laboratory and outdoor aging facilities
  • Accelerated ageing of material subjected to high solar flux, thermal, humidity and corrosive environments
  • Optical and mechanical characterizations before and after aging
  • Durability modeling method and Lifetime extrapolation
  • Practical test cases

Application: The registration deadline is September 30th, 2022. Eligible candidates will be informed until October 15th, 2022.

Fees: No course fee is applicable. Accommodation and travel costs shall be covered by the participant. Lunch is offered by CEA.

Contact: Estelle Le Baron (CEA), Tel.: +33 479 792 019 ,E-mail: estelle.lebaron@cea.fr

Participation:  To apply, please fill out the application form here found on SFERA III website (here) and send it to: estelle.lebaron@cea.fr


22 November 2022
23 November 2022




50 avenue du lac Léman,
Le Bourget-du-Lac, 73375 France
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