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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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
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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An international collaboration involving the CNBC serendipitously finds molecular “ball on a spring” while doing research for nuclear energy.
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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
Multinational scientific teams use neutron beams to study superconductors, to understand what causes their amazing properties, which if harnessed effectively, could lead to enormous energy-savings.
Continue reading Precise Measurements in Superconductors