LENS WG on neutron technology development works toward priority actions at PSI
3 OCT 2019
VILLIGEN—On October 1-2 the Laboratory of Neutron and Muon Instrumentation (LIN) at the Paul Scherrer Insitut (PSI) hosted the first meeting of the working group on Synergies in Technology Development and Operation of the League of advanced European Neutron Sources (LENS).
The meeting brought together nearly 50 engineers and scientists from the nine LENS member facilities with the purpose of establishing a roadmap for new developments in neutron technology. Fostering development in such areas as detectors, moderators and sample environments will be critical to the advancement of neutron science in Europe and its continuing role in enabling the international scientific community to meet society’s most daunting global challenges.
Recent News & Events
- Join LENS for this live interactive webinar, where ISIS's Gøran Nilsen will introduce some concepts behind polarized time-of-flight spectroscopy, using its recent implementation on the LET spectrometer at ISIS as an example.
- Joint Position Paper on Horizon Europe Missions issued by Europe’s Analytical Research InfrastructuresThe ARIE Joint Position Paper highlighting how a common, complementary approach by Europe's analytical RIs will help address the societal challenges of the Horizon Europe Missions framework programme was presented today.
- The two large European networks, together representing 28 large-scale analytical research facilities—including Europe’s premier synchrotrons, neutron sources and free-electron lasers—will begin a formal cooperation to advance their common strategic, scientific and technical goals.
- "Neutrons for Magnetic Nanostructures on Surfaces: Beyond the Specular Intensity Wars" PSI instrument scientist Artur Glavic will present a talk highlighting Polarized Neutron Reflectometry and the instrumentation that enables this technique.
- The Budapest Neutron Centre (BNC) has organised a new webinar series on the history, science, development and new trends in the field of Li-ion batteries, including the important contributions from neutron scattering techniques all over the world. It starts June 10.