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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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  • Press Release: New analytical tools for engineering materials science
    21.11.2017Ames Laboratory, USAPress Release: New analytical tools for engineering materials science

    You cannot solve your problem with conventional lab equipment?
    From 8 to 9 March 2018, SYNERGI 2018 will bring together industrial researchers and scientists from large-scale facilities at the NEMO Science Museum in Amsterdam. …

  • Neutrons Aid the Development of Cancer-Killing Nanoparticles
    26.10.2017CINS, CanadaNeutrons Aid the Development of Cancer-Killing Nanoparticles

    An international team of reserchers is exploring one way to make tumour-destroying heat treatment more applicable to different kinds of tumours.

  • Neutrons probe oxygen-generating enzyme for a greener approach to clean water
    13.11.2017ORNL, USANeutrons probe oxygen-generating enzyme for a greener approach to clean water

    A new study sheds light on a unique enzyme that could provide an eco-friendly treatment for chlorite-contaminated water supplies and improve water quality worldwide.

  • 08.11.2017From: Ames Laboratory, USA“Perfectly frustrated” metal provides possible path to superconductivity, other new quantum states
    “Perfectly frustrated” metal provides possible path to superconductivity, other new quantum states

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory has discovered and described the existence of a unique disordered electron spin state in a metal that may provide a unique pathway to finding and studying frustrated magnets.

  • 09.11.2017From: ORNL, USANeutron spectroscopy reveals common ‘oxygen sponge’ catalyst soaks up hydrogen, too
    Neutron spectroscopy reveals common ‘oxygen sponge’ catalyst soaks up hydrogen, too

    A workhorse catalyst of vehicle exhaust systems—an “oxygen sponge” that can soak up oxygen from air and store it for later use in oxidation reactions—may also be a “hydrogen sponge.”

  • 22.06.2017From: IOS PressInternational Workshop for Sample Environment at Scattering Facilities 2016
    International Workshop for Sample Environment at Scattering Facilities 2016

    75 scientists, engineers and technicians from 10 countries and representatives from 10 sponsoring companies attended the International Workshop for Sample Environment at Scattering Facilities 2016.

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