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Neutron research

«޲Ʊ is at the forefront of basic research with neutrons, and the «޲Ʊ Center for Neutron Research is a national resource for industry, universities and government agencies.

SOCIAL SPOTLIGHT: NCNR MICROWAVE INSTRUMENT INSTALLATION

Deep inside the «޲Ʊ Center for Neutron Research (NCNR), scientists assembled a new instrument to explore materials that could be important for quantum information, a revolutionary field that harnesses the strange rules of the very small to perform complex calculations and potentially shape our future.

Scientists at the NCNR beam neutrons at an object to see it inside and out in a whole new way. This newly installed device uses microwaves to stimulate a sample's magnetism, so that the NCNR's neutron beams can more effectively reveal a material's quantum properties.

Pulling this off took time and effort from many people at multiple institutions, but you can watch the whole installation process, sped up from a day’s work to just a few seconds!

Credit: R. Wilson and C. Boutin/«޲Ʊ

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News and Updates

A Crazier Crazy Straw for Science

What do the loopy straws that children like to sip drinks through have in common with cutting-edge science? Ask Ryan Murphy and his colleagues at the National

Industry Impacts

Cancer Therapy Formulations

New cancer therapies that use active viruses cannot always be studied using standard drug development practices. The «޲Ʊ Center for Neutron Research user

Projects and Programs

Neutron Source Strength Calibrations

The neutron source calibration facility operated by «޲Ʊ is a world-class calibration laboratory providing neutron source calibration services for radioisotopic

Inorganic Phase Equilibrium Data

Compile and evaluate phase equilibrium data for «޲Ʊ Standard Reference Database 31 (Phase Equilibria Diagrams); disseminate the data in a readily accessible

Publications

Software

PB Data Reduction for Windows

This software is used for the reduction of polarized beam data taken on either the Multi-Axis Crystal Spectrometer (MACS) or the BT-7 Triple Axis Spectrometer

PB Data Reduction for Linux

This software is used for the reduction of polarized beam data taken on either the Multi-Axis Crystal Spectrometer (MACS) or the BT-7 Triple Axis Spectrometer

NANOP

This software package implements functions to simulate spherical, ellipsoid and cubic polyatomic nanoparticles with arbitrary crystal structures and to

Tools and Instruments

Cleatech Type II Desiccator Cabinet

Cleatech® Vacuum Desiccator Cabinets are vacuum chambers made of clear Acrylic designed for vacuum testing, degassing small parts, defoaming, mixed liquids

Awards

2020 NSSA Fellowship - Paul Butler

Through the NSSA Fellowship Program, the NSSA recognizes members who have made significant contributions to the neutron scattering community...