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20th ACNS/NDF proposal round closed last Friday

18/09/2017
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Our 20th proposal round closed last Friday, with 258 proposals across 14 cold- and thermal-neutron instruments, and 32 proposals for Chemical- and Bio-Deuteration at the National Deuteration Facility. Excluding existing approved programs and the mail-in system on ECHIDNA, 1534 beam days have been requested.

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All spins point up for SIKA

14/09/2017
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The cold-neutron triple-axis spectrometer SIKA records its first fully polarised neutron beam using 3He spin-filter polariser and analyser cells.

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Insights into atomic structure of next-generation superconductors

12/09/2017
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Neutron diffraction has clarified the absence of magnetic order and classified the superconductivity of a new next generation of superconductors.

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Experimental evidence of quantum spin liquid explained by Kitaev theoretical model

26/07/2017
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Inelastic neutron scattering (INS) has provided experimental evidence that the two dimensional material, alpha ruthenium trichloride, α-RuCl3 is a strong candidate for a quantum spin liquid (QSL) that fits the Kitaev theoretical model.

 

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Nuclear science helps prove earliest Aboriginal occupation

21/07/2017
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Scientists at the ANSTO's Centre for Accelerator Science and Australian Synchrotron were part of a team who have found new proof of the earliest occupation in Australia.

 

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2000 year global temperature record based on environmental archives published

13/07/2017
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A temperature record based on sediments from a lake in Tasmania collected by ANSTO environmental researcher Dr Krystyna Saunders is among the global, multiproxy dataset published by the Past Global Changes (PAGES) Consortium in Scientific Reports.

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