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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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NEW! CALL FOR PROPOSALS
The last deadline for proposals for NCNR instrument time has passed, and proposals are under review. Successful proposals will be allocated instrument time from May 2014 through October 2014.The next deadline will be in early fall of 2014.
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We have posted some proposal statistics summarizing the last five calls.

  
NEW! ROSS AND LYNN WIN NSSA PRIZES
Two of the four major prizes of the Neutron Scattering Society of America have been won by NCNR scientists Kate Ross and Jeff Lynn.
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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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