The 14th In-Kind Contributions Meeting for Neutron Science at ESS (IKON14)

This is the 14th meeting for In-Kind Contributions for Neutron Science at the European Spallation Source, to be held in Paris, France, February 13-15.

The IKON meetings are a regular forum centered around the design and construction of the ESS neutron instruments and their associated support facilities. By bringing together current and future partners, the meetings aim to provide an overview on the various activities and fertilise exchange that is vital to our success. Scientists from ESS member countries currently not engaged in in-kind activities but interested in joining are encouraged to participate. 

The meeting is co-hosted by ESS and Laboratoire Léon Brillouin.

IKON14 will be a collaboration meeting for building the ESS Neutron Scattering Systems. The meeting will start on Tuesday morning with a plenary session at Hotel Novotel Massy, and conclude on Thursday afternoon.

Registration for IKON14 is closed.

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IKON14 Satellite Meeting: Detectors and Data Acquisition for Instruments

Monday, 12 February, from 08:45 to 18:00

Les Salons Astoria, 1 Avenue du Maréchal Juin, 91300 Massy

The ESS Detector Group and the ESS Data Management and Software Centre (DMSC) will be holding a Detectors and Data Acquisition for Instruments Meeting as a satellite event to IKON 14 in Paris. This will be the equivalent to the parallel session held at IKON13, which will deal with the current status of data acquisition and detector design for the instruments.

IKON14 Organizing Committee

Michela Dell'Anno Boulton, ESS
Oliver Kirstein, ESS
William Halcrow, ISIS
Arno Hiess, ESS
Wiebke Lohstroh, TUM
Ken Andersen, ESS
Manuel Morgano, PSI
Sofie Ossowski, ESS


Werner Schweika, FZJ
Gábor László, ESS
Sylvain Desert, LLB
Iain Sutton, ESS
Joseph LeBouffy, LLB
Jonathan Taylor, ESS
Zsuzsa Helyes, ESS