JCNS currently operates a dedicated suite of neutron scattering instruments

Deuteration Service

We synthesize deuterated materials for neutron scattering experiments and also offer them to external users.

More information about our deuteration service can be found here.

Beam Time and Deadlines

Learn how to get beam time here and find the next deadlines here.


Just click on the instrument’s name to get more details and contact information.

BIODIFFDiffractometer for Large Unit CellMLZ
DNSDiffuse Neutron Scattering SpectrometerMLZ
HEIDISingle Crystal Diffractometer on Hot SourceMLZ
J-NSENeutron Spin-Echo SpectrometerMLZ
KWS-1Small Angle Scattering DiffractometerMLZ
KWS-2Small Angle Scattering DiffractometerMLZ
KWS-3Very Small Angle Scattering DiffractometerMLZ
MARIAMagnetic Reflectometer with High Incident AngleMLZ
PANDACold Three Axis SpectrometerMLZ
POLIPolarized Hot Neutron DiffractometerMLZ
SPHERESBackscattering SpectrometerMLZ
IN12*Cold Neutron Three Axis SpectrometerILL
IN22*Thermal Neutron Three Axis SpectrometerILL
D23*Thermal Neutron Two Axis DiffractometerILL
BASIS*Backscattering SpectrometerSNS
POWGEN*Powder DiffractometerSNS
SNS-NSE*Neutron Spin Echo SpectrometerSNS

*At ILL and SNS, JCNS offers beamtime only to German affiliated users  

Last Modified: 08.04.2022