McGill University researchers are developing a method for predicting the magnetic properties of new materials even before they are made. This method could help scientists design new low‑cost magnets for more efficient wind turbines and electric vehicles.
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Rolls‑Royce has applied for a patent for a new material for use in higher-efficiency jet engines, after collaborating with University of Cambridge scientists to study new alloys using neutron beams.
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Scientists regularly access neutron beams to gain fundamental insights into the inner workings of new materials, including some with potential for clean energy applications.
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Neutron beams provide insights into the nanoscale workings of supercapacitors, an enabling technology for clean energy innovations such as wind turbines, solar cells, light-rail trains, and electric vehicles. Continue reading Supercapacitors for Clean Energy Technologies
Operators of nuclear power plants use stress data from the CNBC to ensure safe, reliable and economic operations.
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Researchers from universities access the CNBC to obtain fundamental insights into materials used for clean energy technologies.
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Hydro-Québec is using stress data from the Canadian Neutron Beam Centre (CNBC) to improve electricity generation from hydroelectric dams. Continue reading Predicting the Reliability of Turbines for Hydro Power
Canada’s fleet of nuclear power plants have realized impacts worth hundreds of millions from research supported by a decade of stress measurements using neutron beams to ensure their safe, reliable and economic operations.
Continue reading A Decade of Feeder Studies for Canadian Nuclear Power
Stress data obtained at the CNBC contributed to a guide that is used by nuclear operators in Japan to inform decisions about expensive replacements of in-core components that may be susceptible to cracking.
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MEEIR Technologie Inc. is seeking to commercialise energy-saving technology following research that accessed the CNBC.
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