From ancient artifacts to future technologies; atomic scales to astrophysics, physics at ISIS Neutron and Muon Source covers a diverse range of science and has a huge crossover with our other science topics. Developing future energy devices, creating green solvents for industry, studying archaeological artefacts or stress in aircraft wings – all of these could be described as physics.
Since neutrons and muons can study where the atoms are and what they are doing in almost any solid or liquid, the techniques have an amazing versatility. Physics research at ISIS Neutron and Muon Source inlcues research into magnetism, structure , superconductivity and semiconductors. You can browse all our physics science highlights below: