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(physics) a nuclear reaction in which a bombarded nucleus breaks up into many particles

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The experiment is carried out on a polarized cold neutron beam line at the spallation source SINQ described in detail in Ref.
The beam produced at the facility is expected to be 10 times the intensity of the present top-of-the-line spallation source, located near Oxford, England.
The most ambitious new science project in the budget is the Department of Energy's $1.3 billion Neutron Spallation Source, which would use a particle accelerator to send high-energy protons into liquid mercury, generating neutrons to probe materials, biological molecules, and the nature of matter.
Skanska AB (STO:SKAB) announced on Wednesday that it has signed a contract with the municipality of Lund to build a new tramway between Lund Central Station and the European Spallation Source (ESS), northeast of downtown.
The facility, called the European Spallation Source (ESS), represents a major advance on the more usual nuclear reactor-based technology.
Weber, Ultra-Cold Neutrons at the SNQ Spallation Source, TUM-E21/SNQ-UCN/81-4, 1981.
A typical neutron pulse width of the spallation source is [delta]t = 1 [micro]s.
The European Spallation Source (ESS) is a European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC) committed to the goal of building and operating the world leading facility for research using neutrons.
Project development and construction group Skanska AB (STO:SKAB) announced on Friday the entering into a contract with European Spallation Source (ESS) to build the second stage of a state-of-the-art research facility in Lund, Sweden.
When the European Spallation Source (ESS) is completed, it is thought that up to 4,000 scientists a year will use it to gain a unique insight into the atomic structure of materials, helping them to do everything from designing better engines to developing new drugs.
Contract notice: installation of the cryogenic distribution of the spoke section of the european spallation source (ess) accelerator at the lund site in sweden
Professor Colin Carlile is a leading experimental physicist currently playing a central role in the development of a major new research facility - the European Spallation Source (ESS) at Lund in Sweden.
Experimental efforts to develop intense UCN sources with solid deuterium (SD2) as a UCN converter material are carried out worldwide: the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) project for the beta decay asymmetry study at the pulsed spallation source where they recently recorded the highest UCN density [2], the PSI project to utilize the cyclotron spallation neutrons [3,4], and also the reactor SD2 experiment [5] and UCN source projects [6,7].
Professor Colin Carlile, a leading experimental physicist, is currently playing a central role in the development of a major new research facility - the European Spallation Source (ESS) at Lund in Sweden.