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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.

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captured lithium

https://mlz-garching.de/englisch/news-und-press/news-articles/captured-lithium.html

Captured lithium

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

imat

https://www.isis.stfc.ac.uk/Pages/SH19_Cereal-research-on-IMAT.aspx

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

https://journals.iucr.org/j/issues/2021/01/00/fs5192/index.html

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...

lichen

https://mlz-garching.de/englisch/news-und-press/news-articles/neutrons-detect-air-pollution.html

Neutrons detect air pollution

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