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  • Solar energy: Defects in Kesterite semiconductors studied using neutrons
    07.12.2017HZB, GermanySolar energy: Defects in Kesterite semiconductors studied using neutrons

    A research team at the HZB has precisely characterised for the first time the various types of defects in kesterite semiconductors.

  • Recognizing Membrane Changes Using Neutrons
    28.11.2017JCNS, GermanyRecognizing Membrane Changes Using Neutrons

    Researchers from Jülich, Garching, Georgia, and France have developed a new method in neutron research with which any deformation of cell membranes can be detected better than before.

  • J-PARC: BACK TO OPERATION AFTER THE SUMMER MAINTENANCE
    14.12.2017J-PARC, JapanJ-PARC: BACK TO OPERATION AFTER THE SUMMER MAINTENANCE

    J-PARC is back to its user operation since mid-October after three months of summer shutdown for maintenance.

  • 01.12.2017From: HZB, GermanyNeutron spectroscopy: new detector module MultiFLEXX increases count rate tenfold
    Neutron spectroscopy: new detector module MultiFLEXX increases count rate tenfold

    The triple axis spectrometer FLEXX at BER II provides a new detector module for user service.

  • 19.06.2018 - 26.06.2018From: ILL, France14th European Summer School on "Scattering Methods Applied to Soft Condensed Matter" - Bombannes 2018
    14th European Summer School on

    Since 1990 the Bombannes school series introduces, on a fundamental level, the current methodology of static and dynamic scattering techniques and their applicaiton to soft matter systems.

  • 17.11.2017From: ILL, FranceUltra-cold neutrons aid the search for dark matter
    Ultra-cold neutrons aid the search for dark matter

    Ultra-cold neutrons are used as an ideal tool for studying gravity at the microscopic level and fundamental neutron optics.

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