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Neutrons are produced at large research infrastructures. Researchers use them to look inside materials. With neutrons one can e.g. look inside a car engine, investigate drug delivery, see how plants uptake water, get insights into the development of superconductors.

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  • 	Founding Partners Sign Charter Establishing Neutron Source Consortium LENS
    13.09.2018MLZ, Germany Founding Partners Sign Charter Establishing Neutron Source Consortium LENS

    Representatives of eight European research infrastructures signed the Charter of the League of advanced European Neutron Sources (LENS) at the International Conference of Research Infrastructures, ICRI2018, in Vienna today.

  • Neutron Scattering Detects Phase Transition in Supercritical CO2
    23.07.2018MLZ, GermanyNeutron Scattering Detects Phase Transition in Supercritical CO2

    Neutron scattering has enabled scientists at Forschungszentrum Jülich to detect the formation of droplets in supercritical carbon dioxide at high pressure.

  • Materials Research for Energy-efficient Magnetic Cooling
    27.06.2018Forschungszentrum Jülich, JCNS, GermanyMaterials Research for Energy-efficient Magnetic Cooling

    Jülich scientist Nikolaos Biniskos together with his colleagues in a Franco-German research team has gained new insights into the inverse magnetocaloric effect with the help of neutron scattering studies.

  • 27.06.2018From: IFE, NorwayIFE decides to close the Halden Reactor, but continues nuclear research activities
    IFE decides to close the Halden Reactor, but continues nuclear research activities

    IFE’s Board of Directors has decided to permanently close the Halden Reactor and to start decommissioning the reactor.

  • 29.10.2018 - 01.11.2018From: JCNS, GermanyJCNS Workshop 2018 deadline for abstracts extended!
    JCNS Workshop 2018 deadline for abstracts extended!

    The deadline for submission of abstracts has been extended to June 25, 2018!

  • 05.04.2018From: MLZ, Germany Three dinosaur eggs at the MLZ
     Three dinosaur eggs at the MLZ

    It is already known that dinosaurs lay eggs. The fact that the offspring of the same mother hatch at different times from the eggs, was observed so far only in modern birds. For the first time, measurements at FRM II could prove that already their ancestors, the dinosaurs, hatched asynchronously.

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