International Small-Angle Scattering Conference
Host & committee
The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) is proud to be hosting the 2012 international small-angle scattering conference on behalf of the Australian and New Zealand research communities.
The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, with approximately 1000 employees, is Australia’s national nuclear research and development organisation and the centre of Australian nuclear expertise.
We are an Australian Government agency responsible for delivering specialised advice, scientific services and products to government, industry, academia and other research organisations. Our infrastructure includes OPAL, Australia’s new $400 million nuclear research reactor, the National Deuteration Facility, particle accelerators, radiopharmaceutical production and a range of other unique facilities.
Australia now has two brand-new research facilities, the Australian Synchrotron, a 3GeV machine with nine funded beamlines, and the OPAL Research Reactor, a 20MW beam reactor with a state-of-the-art cold-neutron source and thirteen funded instruments.
Both facilities have state-of-the-art small-angle scattering instruments, with a second (time-of-flight) SANS and USANS instrument currently under design for OPAL.
ANSTO also houses two SAXS instruments, and there are six other lab-based SAXS instruments spread around the country. With Australia’s new state-of-the-art facilities and world class expertise in small-angle scattering of both neutrons and x-rays, it is indeed a timely opportunity to host the 2012 SAS international conference in Australia.
15th International Small-Angle Scattering Conference
18-23 November, 2012, Sydney Australia