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NIST Center for Neutron Research

The NIST Center for Neutron Research is a national resource for industry, universities, and government agencies.

Notice to Users

Dear User,

In support of guidance on the COVID-19 outbreak from federal, state and local health authorities and the Office of Management and Budget, the NIST Center for Neutron Research has ceased operations until further notice. If you have an experiment already scheduled, your local contact will be in touch to reschedule.

Thanks for your patience and understanding.

Rob Dimeo

Director, NIST Neutron Research Center


Center for High Resolution Neutron Scattering

Maximizing access for the scientific community to transformative neutron scattering instrumentation

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A consortium for the advancement of neutron-based measurements for manufacturing of soft materials

NEWS FOR NCNR USERS

CALL FOR PROPOSALS 

The next deadline for proposals for instrument time is scheduled for July 2020 (contingent on the operations schedule.)  previous proposal statistics

NCNR Seminar Schedule 
2020 Summer School:
In light of the COVID-19 outbreak and the current shutdown on the NIST Neutron Research Center, the CHRNS Summer School on Methods and Applications of Small Angle Neutron Scattering and Neutron Reflectivity originally scheduled for June 1-5, 2020 has been postponed. We will post the new date here on the NCNR website as soon as it is rescheduled.
User survey and NCNR response
The NCNR Users Group has summarized the results of a recent user survey. We encourage all to look at it, and at our response.
Installation of an Upgraded Cold Source
In 2023, the NCNR will be closed for one year to install an upgraded cold neutron source.
Getting Great Data with CHRNS
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See differently with neutrons at NIST
Watch a 2½ minute animated explanation for a general audience of what we do at the NCNR. watch!
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.
NOTICE OF FILING OF LABOR CONDITION APPLICATION FOR H-1B NONIMMIGRANT WORKER

News and Updates

Industry Impacts

Cancer Therapy Formulations

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

Awards

Previous Events

NCNR 50 Year Symposium

Thu, Dec 7 - Fri, Dec 8 2017
Purpose To celebrate the achievements and illustrious lifetime of the NCNR. Description The NIST Bureau of Standards

Contacts

General Information