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16th JCNS Laboratory Course - Neutron Scattering 2012

September 3-14, 2012 Jülich/Garching - Germany

Organised by Forschungszentrum Jülich in cooperation with RWTH Aachen and WWU Münster.


The Neutron Labcourse 2012 includes following lectures, exercises and experimental sections:


Lectures and Exercises:
Introduction to Neutron Scattering
Experimental Section
Start: 3 September 2012
End:  7 September 2012
Start: 10 September 2012
End:  14 September 2012
  • Introduction to neutron scattering
  • Neutron production and detection
  • Diffraction
  • Large structures
  • Structure of macromolecules
  • Magnetic scattering
  • Symmetry in crystals
  • Structural analysis
  • Neutron optics and thin films
  • Magnetic surfaces
  • Inelastic neutron scattering
  • Correlated electrons
  • Dynamics of macromolecules
  • Applications of neutron scattering
  • Access to neutron scattering facilities
  • Backscattering spectroscopy
  • Polarisation analysis
  • Reflectometer
  • Neutron spin echo
  • Small angle scattering
  • Ultra-small angle scattering
  • Single crystal diffraction
  • Triple-axis spectroscopy1
  • Powder diffractometer2
  • Time-of-flight spectrometer3
  • Neutron resonance spin echo3

1,2,3 made available by:
1Universität Göttingen
2Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
3Technische Universität München

Each participant will have the opportunity to work on five instruments selected from the above.

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