General information on collaboration
Hungary was one of the eleven JINR founding states which signed the original agreement in March 1956. At present, Hungary’s cooperation with JINR is based on existing agreements.
An important role in establishment of JINR, and in development of its cooperation with Hungary belongs to Hungarian internationally known scientists: Academician L.Jánossy, Corresponding Member A. Konia, Corresponding Member T. Pal, Academician D. Ostrovski, and Academician I. Lang, who were Plenipotentiary Representatives of the Government of Hungary at JINR in 1956 – 1992. T.Pal, who attended the signing of the agreement for JINR foundation in March 1956, said at a commemorative meeting, dedicated to the twentieth anniversary of the Institute, that “JINR’s success has surpassed all expectations”. Hungary has actively participated in the Institute’s activities since its foundation.
From the late 50s until the mid-80s, many Hungarian physicists came to Dubna on short-term business trips, and some stayed in Dubna for extended periods of time, to work at JINR laboratories. Strong links with the Central Research Institute for Physics (KFKI) in Budapest have been established, as well as with the Institute of Nuclear Research in Debrecen, and with universities of these two cities. Data obtained during experiments at JINR facilities was processes at the Hungarian scientific centres. Experimental equipment was also manufactured in collaboration with the centres.
Hungary stoped its membership at JINR on 31 December 1992. Since 1993, cooperation continued based on a bilateral agreement between JINR and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, in the areas which Hungary has an interest in: firstly, condensed matter physics, as well as solid-state physics. Contacts between Hungarian theoretical physicists and their Dubna colleagues have never been interrupted. Amount of cooperation may be estimated by looking at the number of visits of Hungarian physicists to JINR laboratories (JINR conferences’ attendees are not included) as below, and at the number of business trips of JINR employees to Hungary (conferences are included).
In 1981, about 100 researchers made short visits to JINR, to do collaborative work, and approximately same number of JINR employees visited Hungary. Between 1992 and 2009, about 185 researchers visited JINR, and 245 researchers from JINR made trips to Hungary. In 2010, 8 scientists participated in joint projects at JINR, and 20 researchers visited Hungary.
Between 1963 and 1992, Hungarian scientists defended 20 dissertations at JINR dissertation committees. Hungary participated in 44 scientific JINR research programmes, including KFKI RMKI – 36 programmes – up to 1992.
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The traditional indicator of scientific-technical cooperation is a quantity of bilateral protocols singed for concrete research work purpose between JINR and a cooperating centre.
From 1986 to 1992, 18 protocols for scientific-technical cooperation with Hungarian organisations were signed. Letters for extension of the agreement have been ratified since 18 February 1993.
JINR and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences concluded another agreement (up to present it regularly extends) for cooperation on 18 February 1993, taking into account the JINR contribution to development of nuclear physics centres in the Republic of Hungary and to scientists and experts training with a desire to maintain the cooperation.
A protocol for the cooperation between the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Joint Institute of Nuclear Research in the fields of neutron scattering at IBR-2 and in using of heavy ion beams in condensed matter physics was signed on 18 February 2010.
The Flerov Laboratory of Neutron Physics cooperates with the Institute for Particle and Nuclear Physics HAS, the Institute for Technical Physics and Materials Science HAS, the Institute for Solid State Physics and Optics HAS, the Institute for Nuclear Research HAS (Debrecen) and with the University of Debrecen in the fields of condensed matter physics. Leaders of the theme of “Research of nanosystems and new materials with using of neutron scattering”: V.A. Aksenov, A.M. Balagurov and D.P. Kozlenko.
Main fields of collaborative scientific and methodical work:
- Study of cluster aggregation in fullerene C-60 solution of different polarity;
- Study of cluster structure of powders and liquid dispersions of detonation-synthesized nanodiamonds and shungites;
- Study of structural characteristics of magnetic liquids;
- Study of proximity effects in layered ferromagnet/superconductor nanostructures;
- Creation of the multifunctional reflectometer GRAINS with a horizontal sample plane for the study of surface effects in liquid, polymer and biological systems.
The scientists of Hungary take part in the research work on the following themes of the Topical plan for JINR research and international cooperation for the year 2019:
- Theoretical Physics
Cooperation is on 5 themes
- Elementary Particle Physics and Relativistic Nuclear Physics
Cooperation is on 2 themes
- Nuclear physics
Cooperation is on 1 theme
- Condensed Matter Physics, Radiation and Radiobiological Research
Cooperation is on 3 themes
The Veksler and Baldin Laboratory of High Energy Physics maintains a cooperation with the Institute for Particle and Nuclear Physics (KFKI) on the theme: CMS. Compact Muon Solenoid at LHC. Leader – A.V. Zarubin.
The employees of the Bogoliubov Laboratory of Theoretical Physics exchange visits with KFKI employees on the theme: Theory of elementary particles. Leaders: D.I. Kazakov and O.V. Teriaev. There is also collaborative work on a theme: Nuclear structure and Dynamics of relativistic nuclei. Hungarian experts are invited for a participation in “Dubna International School of Modern Theoretical Physics (DIAS-TH)”. Leaders: A.S. Sorin and V.V. Voronov.
Collaborative work is also carried out at the Flerov Laboratory of Nuclear Reactions on the theme: Radiation effects and physical basics of nanotechnologies, radioanalytical and radioisotopic research at FLNR accelerators. Leaders: S.N. Dmitriev and P.Yu. Apel.
- Research Institute of Particle Physics and Nuclear Physics HAS (KFKI RMKI, Budapest), 11 themes
- Eötvös University (ELTE, Budapest), 2 themes
- University of Debrecen (DE, Debrecen), 2 themes
- And the cooperation is maintained with the Institute of Nuclear Researches HAS (Atomki, Debrecen) and with Segel University
Professor Norbert Kroo was a member of the JINR Scientific Council over a period of years.
Denes Lajos Nagy – Professor Emeritus of the Wigner Research Centre for Physics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, is a member of the JINR Scientific Council up to present.
- Farsang – Hungarian Maslenitsa, came to Hungary from Germany;
- Saint István Day, main national holiday in Hungary – 20 August;
- Day of Hungarian Revolution of 1848 – 15 March;
- Labour Day – 1 May;
- National Holiday in remembrance of Hungarian Uprising celebrated on 23 October in remembrance of events of 1956. At the same time, it is the Day of Proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989.
- On 20 March 2018, on invitation of the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority (HAEA), a JINR delegation took part in the seminar organized by the Hungarian Nuclear Society (MNT) with the aim to develop business contacts and give an additional pulse to cooperation of JINR with Hungarian research organizations
- A representative delegation from Hungary visited JINR to participate in celebration of the 60th FLNP anniversary and to get acquainted with the Institute in the framework of the International training programme for decision-makers in science and international scientific cooperation JEMS – «JINR Expertise for Member States and Partner Countries» that was held on 27 November – 1 December 2017
- On 14 April 2016, a seminar “Opportunities for Education and Scientific Research in the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research” was held in the Russian cultural center in Budapest in the frames of the “JINR Day in Hungary”
- Vice-Director of the National Innovation Office of Hungary László Korányi visited JINR on 27-29 September 2012. He was accompanied by counselors of the Hungarian Embassy in Moscow Árpád József Érden and György Miklós Palásthy, and member of the JINR Scientific Council Scientific Advisor of the Wigner Research Centre for Physics Dénes Lajos Nagy. An exhibition of Hungarian companies was opened in the frames of his visit in the International Conference Hall
- Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Hungary to RF Ishtvan Iyedyarto and Science and Technology Attaché of the Hungarian Embassy Dr. Árpád Erdéiy visited JINR on 30 November 2011
- An important and a long waited event happened at the Institute’s life at
12.40 a.m.on 10 March 2009 – the membership restoration of the Republic of Hungary at JINR was officially started
- The workshop “JINR Days in Hungary” organized by HAS, NKTH (National Office for Research and Technology) and JINR was held in Budapest on 3 – 5 December 2008. A representative delegation of 20 leading scientists and authorities from Dubna was headed by JINR Director academician
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