Topics

Advances in Neutron Facilities, Instrumentation and Software

Developments in sources, instrumentation, sample environments, data analysis and new modeling capabilities.

Hard Condensed Matter

Magnetism, correlated metals, quantum/topological materials, superconductors, ferroelectrics, multiferroics and glasses. Submissions outlining examples of neutron scattering in industrial and engineering applications involving hard condensed matter systems are strongly encouraged.

Soft Matter

Polymers, surfactants, liquid-crystals, emulsions, nanoparticles, colloidal particles and assemblies. In-situ studies of colloidal and polymeric systems under external fields. Submissions outlining examples of neutron scattering in industrial and engineering applications involving soft matter systems are strongly encouraged.

Biology and Biotechnology

Proteins, biological assemblies, natural materials, nucleic acids, drug-delivery platforms and biomedical systems. Submissions outlining examples of neutron scattering in applied research involving biological systems are strongly encouraged.

Materials Chemistry and Energy

Neutron-based studies of porous materials such as metal organic frameworks (MOFs), zeolites; inorganic materials such as pigments; electrolytes; catalysts; ionic conductors; photovoltaic materials (hybrid perovskites).

Structural Materials and Engineering

Neutron scattering studies of materials and engineering processes including structural materials, concrete and metals, as well as engineering processes including combustion, additive manufacturing, and others.

Emerging Applications of Neutron Scattering in Engineering, Arts and Sciences

Emerging topics that are broadening the application of neutron science to new fields of study, for example, art restoration, archaeology, anthropology and geology.

Neutron Physics

            Fundamental physical studies of the neutron and related areas.