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
- Welcome to the first issue of the LENS Initiative newsletter. Established in 2018, the LENS Initiative is the result of a long and productive partnership between European neutron facilities, working to advance neutron science and technology across the world. With the launch of this newsletter, we look forward to bringing you updates on the latest activities and opportunities from LENS.
- 27 May: LENS Webinar #11 ‘Ultra-high field magnets for neutron scattering: latest developments and possibilities ‘ Mark Bird (NHML Tallahassee)This webinar will address possibilities for higher field magnets for neutron scattering, focusing on the possibilities opened up by the high temperature superconductors but also touching on dc and pulsed resistive magnets.
- This webinar will give an overview of the start of the NIST neutron imaging program and how measurements have been augmented with a simultaneous X-ray source.