Neutron beams reveal the molecular mechanisms behind a new technology that could reduce the risk of complications and death from heart bypass surgery and dialysis. The same technology might soon help more women survive ovarian cancer. Continue reading Increasing Bio-Compatibility of Medical Devices
Dalhousie University scientists access the CNBC to identify materials with the magnetic properties required for a major breakthrough in computer memory.
Continue reading Exploring Materials for ‘Racetrack’ Memory
Experiments at the Canadian Neutron Beam Centre (CNBC) confirmed one of the theoretical predictions of this year’s winners of the Nobel Prize in Physics.
Continue reading Canada Contributes to 2016 Nobel Prize-Winning Research
Using neutron beams at the CNBC, scientists gather direct molecular-level evidence for the role that Vitamin E plays in the human body—a feat that has been unattainable using other experimental techniques.
Continue reading Clarifying the Role of Vitamin E
Australian scientists accessed the CNBC in search of the right materials for the next generation of computer processors. Continue reading Exploring Materials for Faster Computers
An international research team led by Hydro-Québec accessed the CNBC to obtain fundamental insights into how to make better materials for batteries.
Continue reading Safer and Longer Lasting Energy Storage for Devices
Studies of nuclear fuel at the CNBC help Canada to contribute to global nuclear security.
Continue reading Assisting Non-Proliferation through Fuel Development
Aircraft manufacturers sponsor research because they need stress data to improve computer models of the lifetime of their parts.
Continue reading Enhancing the Lifetime of Aircraft Parts
Following research at the CNBC, Nor-Mar Industries has received approval for, and successfully implemented changes to, welding protocols to deliver premium-quality products.
Continue reading Enhancing the Reliability of Retrofitted Utility Vehicles
Operators of nuclear power plants use stress data from the CNBC to ensure safe, reliable and economic operations.
Continue reading Enhancing the Power Plant Reliability in the UK