Living in a materials world
17 Mar 2010



It is an amazing fact that your world and the atomic world are intimately connected by materials and their properties, even though you are about one thousand million times bigger than an atom!  At ISIS we are fascinated by this idea.

​​Materials World

This section has been developed from the materials world CD ROM which is available for download on this page. You can either download and run this CD for the full content or navigate through this section of the website.


In most cases a brief introduction has been included, for full content please see the relevant download.  

I 1-3 Introduction Download
S 1-3 About the CD-ROM Download
S 4-10 About ISIS Download
S 11-18 Particle Accelerators Download
S 19-29 Accelerator Tour Download


R 1 Where atoms are Download
R 2 What atoms do
R 3 Archeology: Illuminating the dark ages
R 4 Engineering: Taking the stress out of failure
R 5 Superconductors: Superconductors all in a spin
R 6 Materials: Carbon reaches 60
R 7 Magnetic multilayers: Metallic sandwiched
R 8 Muons: Where do muons fit in?
R 9 Molecules: When size is everything


History, People and FAQ
FAQ Frequently asked questions Download
H 1-14 Historical developments Download