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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 assist in the development of sustainable electricity grids
    22.06.2017CINS, Canada Neutrons assist in the development of sustainable electricity grids

    With sponsorship from Tesla Motors, one ‘Gold medal’ Canadian scientist is using neutron beams in the quest to reduce the cost of energy storage technologies.

  •  Neutrons zero in on the elusive magnetic Majorana fermion
    08.06.2017ORNL, USA Neutrons zero in on the elusive magnetic Majorana fermion

    Neutron scattering has revealed in unprecedented detail new insights into the exotic magnetic behavior of a material that, with a fuller understanding, could pave the way for quantum calculations.

  • Polarized neutron reflectivity and X-ray scattering measurements as tools to study properties of Pt/Co/Pt ultrathin layers irradiated by femtosecond laser pulses
    14.06.2017LLB, FrancePolarized neutron reflectivity and X-ray scattering measurements as tools to study properties of Pt/Co/Pt ultrathin layers irradiated by femtosecond laser pulses

    Neutron reflectivity, alongside other imaging methods, has been used to study the properties of ultrathin Pt/Co/Pt films.

  • 21.06.2017From: ISIS, UKEvidence of topological excitations in a quantum magnet
    Evidence of topological excitations in a quantum magnet

    Neutrons assist the exploration of a completely new set of topological insulating materials.

  • 20.06.2017From: ISIS, UKInvestigating the origin of excellent thermoelectric behaviour in Cu2Se
    Investigating the origin of excellent thermoelectric behaviour in Cu2Se

    Neutrons where used to test the Phonon-Liquid Electron-Crystal (PLEC) approach as a step towards developing better thermoelectric materials.

  • 13.06.2017From: MLZ, GermanyNeutrons make hydrogen atoms visible
    Neutrons make hydrogen atoms visible

    The instrument BioDiff at the MLZ has located with highest accuracy hydrogen atoms of various inhibitors when binding to the enzyme trypsin.

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