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20th JCNS Laboratory Course - Neutron Scattering 2016

05 - 16 September 2016 Jülich/Garching - Germany

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



The Jülich Centre for Neutron Science of Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany, organizes each year in cooperation with the University of Münster (Dr. R. Zorn) and RWTH Aachen University (Prof. T. Brückel, Prof. G. Roth) a laboratory course in neutron scattering with experiments at the neutron scattering facilities of the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum MLZ.

The course consists of two parts: a series of lectures, combined with the opportunity to take part in neutron scattering experiments. The lectures encompass an introduction to neutron sources, along with scattering theory and instrumentation. Furthermore, selected topics of condensed matter research are be presented.

Lectures are held at Forschungszentrum Jülich and the experiments take place at the neutron facilities of the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum in Garching near Munich.

The laboratory course is part of the curriculum of the University of Münster and the RWTH Aachen.

The aim of the course to give a realistic insight into the experimental technique of neutron scattering and its scientific potential. Forschungszentrum Jülich supports students from outside the area with free accommodation and half-board. Travel expenses will be reimbursed within reasonable limits.


If you have a question and would like to contact the organizers, please use ONLY the following address:


Where it all takes place

Organization and Administration:

Frau Laura Diart

Prof. T. Brückel, Prof. G. Roth, Dr. A. Wischnewski, Dr. R. Zorn,


Additional Information

Flyer and Poster


Download  Labcourse Flyer 2016 (PDF, 409 kB)


Download  Labcourse Poster 2016 (PDF, 265 kB)

Contact: neutronlab@fz-juelich.de


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