Materials engineering at a long pulse source 9-10 December 2011, ISIS, UK

Friday 09 December 2011, 12:00
materials engineering

materials engineering

Discussion of materials engineering instrumentation at current and future neutron sources.

The aim of the symposium is to assess the current status of materials engineering research using neutrons, and consult on the potential of facilities at ESS and ISIS second target station for research into materials engineering, materials science and related fields such as cultural heritage.

The symposium will bring together the user community of industrial and academic engineers, material scientists and cultural heritage experts as well as instrument scientists from existing material engineering instruments.


9 December

  • 12:00-17:30         Discuss the current scientific trends

10 December

  • 9:00-13:00         Overview of the state-of-the-art of leading neutron                            instruments
  • 14:00-17:30       Open discussion

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 Venue and Date

9-10 December 2011 at ISIS, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK. Directions

The symposium will be held in building R68 conference room CR12 

The registration desk will be situated at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory reception. Directions from the registration desk to the conference room can be found here.  (RAL site map)

Conference dinner: To be held in Feldon Valley, Nr Banbury on Friday 9th December 2011 (invitation only, since there is limited space). Transport to and from the venue will be provided. Deparature from RAL reception will be at 18:00 on Friday 9th December.


Attending the symposium is free, however, registration is required. 

Register here

If you have any questions regarding registration, please contact:

 Emma Roberts



Accommodation is available on or off the RAL site. Accommodation can be booked through the registration web site. You will be responsible for settling your own bill.


Accommodation on site: Rideway House

Accomodation off site: The Coseners House


Bed and Breakfast: B&B will be used when the above are fully booked.

Please note that most B&Bs will not accept credit cards. List of B&Bs





Dr Shu Yan Zhang, ISIS, UK


Dr Axel Steuwer, ESS, Sweden


For registration and travel information please contact:

Emma Roberts, ISIS, UK




 European Spallation Source




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Event type Conference
Series title A European Spallation Source science symposium
Start date and time Friday 09 December 2011, 12:00
End Saturday 10 December 2011, 17:00
Location ISIS Neutron and Muon Source, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Didcot OX11 0QX UK
Maximum Audience 75
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