• COVID-19 update #3 - Restart of reactor operation, May 11, 2020

    Wed, 06 May, 2020


    With the partial easing of the national restrictions on COVID-19, it will be possible to restart the Budapest Research Reactor with implementation of strict virus-related health safety regulations and continued social distancing measures. From May 11 2020 on, 2020, the Budapest Research Reactor is planned to be operated according to the previously announced schedule.

  • BNC call for Science Proposals

    Mon, 04 May, 2020

    BNC current beam time proposal


    Next BNC Science Proposal deadline: May 17, 2020
    The present regulations related to the COVID-19 do not allow users to visit the BNC premises. However, after discussions with the instrument responsible remote experiments are possible and are encouraged to conduct. The samples are to be sent in advance to BNC via post and the experiment is performed by the BNC instrument scientist, amid a continuous communication with the user. Please indicate the remote experiment option in your proposal.

  • COVID-19 update #2 - reactor operation suspended

    Thu, 26 Mar, 2020
      In line with the restrictive measures on travel by the Hungarian Government, as well as considering the health of our staff and of the users as a top priority, the user program of BNC has been suspended. Moreover, starting at the end of the 39/16 reactor cycle on 20 March, the operation of the reactor was also suspended.
  • COVID-19 update #1: User operation suspended

    Tue, 17 Mar, 2020
      Due to the corona virus crisis, the BNC reactor schedule will be changed. Starting from 23 March the BNC user operation will be suspended until further notice. The present reactor cycle will end on Friday 14:00 to be followed by a reactor downtime at least until 11 May. The spring beam time proposal submission deadline is postponed. The exact date will be announced in due time.
  • Prof. János Füzi (1960-2020)

    Fri, 31 Jan, 2020
      It is with deepest sadness and sorrow to report that our colleague and friend, Prof. János Füzi, distinguished scientist of BNC, the head of the Neutron Spectroscopy Department, Professor at the University of Pécs  – having lost his few-weeks battle with an invasive illness – passed away on 11 January.

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