Target

The neutrons that scientists need to study materials and molecules are produced in the target station. It is here that the spallation process takes place when protons from the accelerator hit the target, a 4-tonne helium-cooled tungsten wheel. The design of the target has a direct impact on the number of neutrons that can be generated, and is therefore of utmost importance for the future scientific capabilities of the ESS facility.

 

 

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BrightnESS Kick-Off Meeting Held in Lund

Nov 10, 2015

More than 70 representatives from the 18 participating institutions came together at the European Spallation Source on September 25 for the BrightnESS Kick-Off Meeting, which formally launched the EU...

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ESS Project Review Sets Agenda for 2015

Apr 29, 2015

Held over four days last week, the review has provided a thorough look back over the accomplishments and momentum established in 2014, as well as a hard look ahead at how the project puzzle will be...

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