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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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Engineered disorder

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

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Paul Scherrer Institute / Mahir Dzambegovic

Graphene’s magic in a magnet

Using advanced neutron scattering, researchers have probed the magnetic band structures in a crystal of chromium tribromide, revealing a complex...


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Grimy windows could be harbouring toxic pollutants

Dirty windows can harbour potentially harmful pollutants under protective films of fatty acids from cooking emissions – and these can...