Research sponsored by U.S. Office of Naval Research used world-leading capability at the CNBC to observe stresses while applying tension or compression in two directions. These stress measurements provide vital data to improve material modelling capabilities.
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Stress data from the CNBC are helping Schlumberger develop more reliable fluid ends. Replacing fluid ends is a multi-million dollar expense for the fracking industry.
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Researchers from McMaster University accessed the CNBC to make ground-breaking observations of order in cell membranes.
Continue reading Direct Experimental Evidence of Rafts in a Fluid Lipid Membrane
IVACO is expanding today, partly because of research using the CNBC that enabled it to add value to its products.
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Researchers from McGill University accessed the CNBC to prove that yes, you can do neutron scattering on gadolinium compounds, and have attracted international collaborators as a result.
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Defence Research and Development Canada sponsors research that needs stress data from the CNBC to understand the strength of ship hulls.
Continue reading Understanding Stress in Ship Hulls to Enhance Reliability
Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) accessed the CNBC for award-winning cooperative research with Canada’s allies.
Continue reading Reducing maintenance costs of military ships
Stress data from the CNBC led to a further project to develop manufacturing methods to optimise performance of lightweight alloys for car engines.
Continue reading Enabling Lighter, Better Car Engines
An international collaboration involving the CNBC serendipitously finds molecular “ball on a spring” while doing research for nuclear energy.
Continue reading Molecular “Ball on a Spring” Discovered
Superconductors aren’t just for cool levitation demonstrations; a key discovery in this field could disrupt technologies for computing, medical imaging and power transmission lines as we know them today. The CNBC’s unique expertise and scientific tools are enabling Canadian and international researchers to make cutting edge discoveries in this field.
Continue reading Studying New Iron-Based Superconductors