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Forschungs-Neutronenquelle Heinz Maier-Leibnitz
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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The Jülich Centre for Neutron Science JCNS offers access to dedicated neutron scattering instruments for users. Users can apply twice a year for beam time at instruments at MLZ, ILL and SNS. More

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JCNS operates neutron instruments at the national and international leading sources MLZ, ILL and SNS under a common scientific objective.
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European Spallation Source (ESS)

Neutron scattering gives us unique insights into matter and is indispensable both for basic and application-oriented research. The world's most powerful neutron source is planned to go into operation in 2019, and Jülich will be part of it. More: European Spallation Source (ESS) …

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High-Brilliance Neutron Source

The high-brilliance accelerator-based neutron source HBS represents a unique infrastructure for neutron analysis serving a multitude of scientifc disciplines. More: High-Brilliance Neutron Source …

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Working hand in hand with science: Technical Services and Administration (PGI-JCNS-TA) develops innovative and tailor-made solutions for JCNS and other clients. More

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We are a member of the League of advanced European Neutron Sources (LENS), a not-for-profit consortium formed to promote cooperation between European-level neutron infrastructure providers offering transnational user programmes to external researchers.More


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