INSTITUTUL DE FIZICĂ ATOMICĂ DE LA MĂGURELE.
DESTINUL UNUI CENTRU DE EXCELENTĂ
INSTITUTE OF ATOMIC PHYSICS FROM MAGURELE.
THE DESTINY OF A CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE
Petre T. FRANGOPOL
Institutul NaŃional de Fizică si Inginerie Nucleară “Horia Hulubei”
C.P. MG-6, 077125 Bucuresti-Măurele
A brief history regarding the development of the Institute of Atomic Physics from its
foundation (1949) until today is described. The stages of the evolution of this multidisciplinary
Institute which became one of the centre of scientific excellence in Romania, is emphasized. Some
of its well known achievements for the economy of Romania, e.g. the development of the electronuclear
industry, the computer industry, also the applications of the radiosotopes in medicine and
in various fields are presented.
physics, science policy, scientific excellence, elites
fizică, politica stiinŃei, excelenŃă stiinŃifică, elite