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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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  • Neutrons Reveal Secrets about the Materials Needed for the ‘Internet of Things’
    03.10.2017CINS, CanadaNeutrons Reveal Secrets about the Materials Needed for the ‘Internet of Things’

    A Simon Fraser University chemist is making breakthroughs in understanding the materials that play a major role in the future of the Internet of Things.

  • Unveiling the invisible
    05.09.2017ILL, FranceUnveiling the invisible

    Experiments performed at the Institut Laue-Langevin, using both ultracold neutrons at the instrument PF2 and neutron interferometry at S18, play a major role in testing the existence of chameleon fields.

  • Neutrons provide a novel picture of thermal conductivity in complex materials
    08.09.2017ILL, FranceNeutrons provide a novel picture of thermal conductivity in complex materials

    Neutron experiments conducted by the Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL) and CNRS researchers lead to a novel picture of thermal conductivity in complex materials.

  • 29.08.2017From: FRM II, GermanyDeep look into teeth with neutrons
    Deep look into teeth with neutrons

    Using cold neutrons it is possible to examine the 3D internal structure of fossil teeth.

  • 05.10.2017From: FRM II, GermanyFuture Mo-99 irradiation facility
    Future Mo-99 irradiation facility

    Worldwide, more than 30 million medical examinations are conducted annually with technetium-99m. A new film shows the status of the upgrading at the FRM II towards the production of its mother isotope molybdenum-99.

  • 20.09.2017From: CSNS, ChinaPeter Littlewood:Controlling the Mott Transition in Oxides by Tuning the Elastic Coupling
    Peter Littlewood:Controlling the Mott Transition in Oxides by Tuning the Elastic Coupling

    Peter Littlewood, former director of the Argonne National Laboratory, was invited to visit the Chinese Spallation Neutron Source (CSNS) and attended the CSNS Academic Forum on September 18.

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