Materials Characterisation Laboratory
12 Jan 2010
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The Materials Characterisation Laboratory at ISIS boasts a wide range of instrumentation for studying a variety of material properties including determining sample structure, composition, purity and magnetic and electronic or electrical properties.

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Overview 

The Materials Characterisation Laboratory at ISIS boasts a wide range of instrumentation for studying a variety of material properties including determining sample structure, composition, purity and magnetic and electronic or electrical properties. ​These instruments are further equipped with options to expand the capabilities matching the beamlines themselves providing a full complimentary dataset to the neutron experiments.

The laboratory is multi-purpose and has many main areas which are the focus of the work however the primary workload of the laboratory is highlighted below.

  • Sample screening

  • Complimentary measurements/studies to neutron and muon beamtimes

  • Research for upcoming proposals

  • Collaboration research with various institutes

It is also equipped with some general lab equipment​ as well as the more specialist instruments​.​​


​Location​

The MCL is located in R53 next to TS2 (R80).


Access Policy 

Users are encouraged to contact the laboratory manager Dr Gavin Stenning in advance of their visit to enquire about equipment availability and training, as well as for any other questions. For further details on Access and booking please see the laboratory policy below.​​​​

Access and Booking policy​​​​​​


Online Bookings

Users who have had a discussion with the laboratory manager in regard​ to using the laboratory and the instruments within can then book time using the online portal. The documents below will guide you through creating an account and requesting an instrument booking.​


Acknowledgements

If work carried out in this laboratory is intended to contribute towards a paper or other publication, it is mandatory that you observe the following guidelines regarding acknowledgements or co-authorship.​

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Contacts​​

Dr Gavin Stenning - Laboratory Manager 

Dr Daniel Nye - X-ray Support Technician

Contact: Youngs, Sarah (STFC,RAL,ISIS)