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Addressing the climate crisis

The role of neutron science in securing a sustainable future

Science Highlights

European neutron facilities are enabling scientific breakthroughs relevant to sustainable development and the climate agenda.

Browse some of the recent research below:

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Captured lithium

In our smartphones, our computers and in our electric cars: We use rechargeable lithium-ion batteries everywhere. But their capacity drops...

Cereal research takes roots on IMAT

Neutrons have been used to map the root structure of wheat plants in life-like soil conditions for the first time,...

Energy-saving gas turbines from the 3D printer

3D printing has opened up a completely new range of possibilities, including for example production of turbine buckets. However, the...

Ionic Liquid Bursts Open Wood Fibres In Minutes

High-grade biopolymers can be obtained from wood, which could replace fossil resources as a base material for a variety of...

Neutrons detect air pollution

Portuguese scientists have analysed lichens from areas with traditional charcoal production for the first time with the help of the...