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The Center For High Resolution Neutron Scattering (CHRNS), supported by the National Science Foundation and NIST, is an important component of the NCNR, providing users with access to six neutron scattering instruments.
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nSoft is a NIST-led consortium for the advancement of neutron-based measurements for manufacturing of soft materials.
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Neutron Techniques
Crystallography The diffraction of neutrons from a crystalline sample
furnishes information about the structural arrangement of the atoms
that compose it.
Reflectometry   probes the nanoscale structure of surfaces and interfaces
Small Angle Neutron Scattering    is a powerful method for characterizing the nanoscale structure of solids, liquids, plastics, and macromolecules.
Spectroscopy  The energy scale of neutrons ( meV ) makes them ideal probes of the dynamics of materials.
Chemical Analysis  Several nuclear methods are used at the NCNR, including prompt-gamma neutron activation analysis, instrumental neutron activation analysis, and cold-neutron depth profiling
Other Methods  Neutron interferometry, neutron radiography, and fundamental physics using neutrons are active research areas at the NCNR
  

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IMPORTANT CHANGE!!
NEW ACCESS CONTROL POLICY

Starting July 21, 2014, driver's licenses from 12 states/territories will not be accepted as valid ID for NCNR access. Only US citizen users are affected.
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NEW!
INSTRUMENT DEVELOPMENT MEETING

A workshop on future directions for neutron instrument development for the benefit of the scientific community is to be held in Potomac, MD on Aug. 21-22, 2014.
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NEW!
CALL FOR PROPOSALS

The next deadline for proposals for NCNR instrument time is Tuesday, October 7, 2014. Successful proposals will be allocated time from January through June 2015.
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We have posted some proposal statistics summarizing the last five calls.

  
LYNN AMONG MOST INFLUENTIAL
NCNR staff member Jeff Lynn is listed among "The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds", in a report fromThomson Reuters.
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YUN LIU WINS GEBBIE AWARD
NCNR staff member Yun Liu received the 2014 Katharine B. Gebbie Young Investigator Award presented by the NIST chapter of Sigma Xi "for contributions to the field of soft matter, in particular, to fundamental colloid science and its application to biopharmaceutical science."
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TRAINING FROM OTHER LABS
NIST now accepts basic radiation safety training from other U.S. neutron facilities in place of the NIST offered on-line training.
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NEW BIOMOLECULAR LABELING LAB
NIST has opened a new Biomolecular Labeling Laboratory. Samples can be prepared for neutron scattering, NMR and other techniques.
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Data Access Policy
In response to a request from our user community, the NCNR is making it easier to access neutron scattering data from outside the facility.
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