With sponsorship from Tesla Motors, one ‘Gold medal’ Canadian scientist is using neutron beams in the quest to reduce the cost of energy storage technologies, which is vital for the widespread adoption of renewable energy sources and electric vehicles.
Government and academic researchers use neutron beams to test a new repair technology capable of supporting the aerospace industry to adopt more fuel-efficient jet engines. Continue reading Developing Technology for Repairing Advanced Jet Engines
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.
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
Studies of nuclear fuel at the CNBC help Canada to contribute to global nuclear security.
Continue reading Assisting Non-Proliferation through Fuel Development
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
The CNBC data provided strong evidence that the pipe was likely subjected to tension over time while in service, and that the fracture was not due to faulty pipe.
Continue reading Neutron Beams Inform Lawsuit Following Gas Explosion
The CNBC is enhancing its neutron imaging capabilities to see inside concealed objects. Identifying unknown radioactive material reduced the cost of a long-term waste management liability for the Government of Canada and demonstrated new capabilities.
Continue reading Solving the Mystery Flask: A Forensic Challenge
Aircraft manufacturers sponsor researchers who are using stress data from the CNBC to evaluate methods of preventing distortion in thin aluminum parts.
Continue reading Reducing Waste in Airplane Parts Manufacturing