Forschungsneutronenquelle Garching

Institut Laue-Langevin

Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht

Forschungszentrum Jülich

Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin

Committee Research with Neutrons: News from Research and Committee
Neutrons Verify New Quantum State


An international research team has proved the existence of spin-spirals in a quantum liquid. They emerge at low temperatures from the magnetic moments ("spins") of manganese scandium thiospinel single crystals (MnSc2S4). Neighbouring spins fluctuate here collectively as spirals, but when spatial distances are involved, they do not take on any particular order, just as water molecules will only form structures with neighbouring water molecules. [more] [archive]

approaching deadlines:

Apr. 30, 2017: Preregistration deadline (cheaper) for International Conference on Strongly Correlated Electron Systems, Jul. 17-21
Apr. 30, 2017: Preregistration deadline (cheaper) for 3rd International Conference on Rheology and Modeling of Materials (ic-rmm3), Oct. 02-06
Apr. 30, 2017: Deadline for Nominations for the Walter Haelg Prize 2017
Apr. 30, 2017: Abstract deadline for Dynamical Properties of Solids, DyProSo 2017, Aug. 27-31
Apr. 30, 2017: Abstract deadline for Neutron Diffraction and the Nanoscale 2017 (NanoDif 2017), Jul. 06-07
May. 01, 2017: Registration deadline for 15th Oxford School on Neutron Scattering, Sep. 03-15
May. 01, 2017: Registration deadline for 8th International Particle Accelerator Conference, May. 14-19
May. 01, 2017: Abstract deadline for Complementarity between Optics and Neutron spectroscopy in the THz domain – SON2017, Jun. 19-20
May. 02, 2017: Registration deadline for PARI2017: Public Awareness of Research Infrastructures - Communicating the importance of science to society, May. 29-30
Obituary Tasso Springer

It is with great sadness that we have to report that Emeritus professor Dr. Tasso Springer has passed away at the age of 86 on March 3, 2017. The German neutron research community owes Prof. Tasso Springer a great debt of gratitude. In 1987, he founded the Committee Research with Neutrons, which was supposed to accompany the new BMBF-instrument of funding large-scale facilites. Prof. Tasso Springer was one of the first students of Prof. Dr. Heinz Maier-Leibnitz. Together with his mentor, he discovered and developed the principle of guiding neutrons by mirroring at the atomic egg (neutron guides). [more] [archive]

RACIRI Summer School 2017: Grand Challenges and Opportunities with the Best X-ray and Neutron Sources

This year’s RACIRI Summer School will take place in Ronneby in Southern Sweden (August 19-26, 2017). "Grand Challenges and Opportunities with the Best X-ray and Neutron Sources" is the motto of the course which addresses senior masters students in the final phase of their study programme (master/diploma), or PhD students with proven academic background and necessary qualifications, or young scientists (Postdocs). There will be scholarships for students and young scientists who are working at German research institutions or universities and who are residents of Germany. [more] [archive]

European Deuteration Network user survey

Within the SINE2020 project, a European Deuteration Network (DEUNET) aims to increase the availability and accessibility of complex deuterated molecules to the European neutron scattering community. The organisation of the facilities into a network helps planning for ESS and leverages the unique specialisations of each of the laboratories. Under this project, a short user survey is conducted to help to get a better overview of your demands for deuterated materials. We hope you will participate in this survey. [more] [archive]

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