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Neutrons and muons provide extraordinary insights into the microscopic structure and dynamics of matter and materials, allowing researchers to tackle challenges across many scientific domains. Browse the science highlights from LENS members to find out more.

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A quantum wave in two crystals

A team from TU Vienna, INRIM Turin and ILL Grenoble has succeeded for the first time in building a neutron...

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...

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...

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Engineered disorder

A study using neutrons at the MLZ suggests that developing a solid electrolyte, while intentionally leaving the material disordered, will...