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With close of research reactors, landscape is shifting for Europe’s world-leading neutron science community

Three neutron science research reactors in Europe have ceased operations in 2019. The League of advanced European Neutron Sources, LENS, and the European Neutron Scattering Association, ENSA, warn of a “neutron gap” that could impact scientific research across multiple fields in physics, materials science, chemistry, biology, medical science and engineering.

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PSI hosts meeting of the LENS WG on neutron technology development

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…

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Meeting of Executive Board & General Assembly

Executive Board & General Assembly to meet in Grenoble 22-23 October LENS will gather its Executive Board members on Tuesday, 22 October, while its General Assembly will take place on Wednesday, 23 October, at the Institut Laue Langevin in Grenoble, France. Registration for the meeting will close 6 October. The LENS Executive Board consists of representatives from the nine member facilities, together with the Working Group leaders from the five working groups. The General Assembly…

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