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Neutron research

NIST is at the forefront of basic research with neutrons, and the NIST Center for Neutron Research is a national resource for industry, universities and government agencies.

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

Projects and Programs

Fluid Suspensions & Emulsions

We are trying to help take colloidal rheology understanding beyond uniformly charged spheres to particles with more complex interactions, through new

Carbon Mitigation Measurements

New solid sorbent materials are sought for CO2 capture, as presently available multi-scale porous materials lack sufficient capture efficiency and gas

Energy Storage & Delivery

The goal of the project is to develop measurement methods to characterize the nanoscale structure and dynamics of polymer electrolyte membranes (PEMs) to enable

Publications

Understanding Superionic Conductivity in Lithium and Sodium Salts of Weakly Coordinating Closo-Hexahalocarbaborate Anions

Author(s)
Mathias Jorgensen, Patrick T. Shea, Anton W. Tomich, Joel B. Varley, Marnik Bercx, Sergio Lovera, Radovan Cerny, Wei Zhou, Terrence J. Udovic, Vincent Lavallo, Torben R. Jensen, Brandon C. Wood, Vitalie Stavila
Solid-state ion conductors based on closo-polyborate anions combine high ionic conductivity with a rich array of tunable properties. Cation mobility in these

Molecular Insight into Fluorocarbon Adsorption in Pore Expanded Metal-Organic Framework Analogs

Author(s)
Jian Zheng, Dushyant Barpaga, Benjamin A. Trump, Manish Shetty, Yanzhong Fan, Papri Bhattacharya, Jeromy J. Jenks, Cheng-Yong Su, Craig M. Brown, Guillaume Maurin, B. Peter McGrail, Radha Kishan Motkuri
The rapid growth in the global energy demand for space cooling requires the development of more efficient environmental chillers for which adsorption-based

Software

PB Data Reduction for Windows

This software is used for the reduction of polarized beam data taken on either the Multi-Axis Crystal Spectrometer (MACS) or the BT-7 Triple Axis Spectrometer

PB Data Reduction for Linux

This software is used for the reduction of polarized beam data taken on either the Multi-Axis Crystal Spectrometer (MACS) or the BT-7 Triple Axis Spectrometer

NANOP

This software package implements functions to simulate spherical, ellipsoid and cubic polyatomic nanoparticles with arbitrary crystal structures and to

Tools and Instruments

Cleatech Type II Desiccator Cabinet

Cleatech® Vacuum Desiccator Cabinets are vacuum chambers made of clear Acrylic designed for vacuum testing, degassing small parts, defoaming, mixed liquids