• 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.
  • CERIC-ERIC Call for proposals

    Wed, 29 Jan, 2020
    Materials & Biomaterials


    CERIC-ERIC offers access  to more than 50 different and complementary state of the art experimental techniques and to support laboratories through a single entry point, distributed in 8 countries, by submission of a single or multi-technique proposal. 
  • BNC Seminar - 30 January, 2020

    Wed, 22 Jan, 2020

    BNC seminar  on  "Mechanical Modelling of Powder Compaction"  (Sine2020 project conducted at BNC)
                  by              Hjalmar Staf  (Sandvik Coromant & Royal Inst. of Techn. Stockholm, Sweden)
                  on              30 January, 2020     14:00 - 14:45   /     KFKI Campus Building 19 lecture hall
                                   More details
     here and here.

  • Closure of research reactors shifts landscape for EU neutron community

    Fri, 20 Dec, 2019

    Three neutron science research reactors in Europe (JEEP II near Oslo, Norway, BER II, Berlin, Germany and LLB at Saclay, France) have ceased operations in 2019. The “neutron gap” may impact scientific research across multiple fields in physics, materials science, chemistry, biology, medical science and engineering - warn LENS and ENSA.

  • BNC Seminar - 12 November 2019

    Tue, 12 Nov, 2019

    BNC seminar  on  "Lyotropic/chromonic liquid crystals based on transition metal complexes"
                  by            Elisabeta I. Szerb (”Coriolan Drăgulescu” Institute of Chemistry, Timişoara, Romania)
                  on            11 December, 2019     14:00 - 14:45   /     KFKI Campus Building 19 lecture hall
                                  More details

  • Invitation to BNC-ISAC lectures

    Tue, 15 Oct, 2019

    Annual meeting of the International Science Advisory Committee of BNC
                                            to be held on
                         Thursday, 17 October, 2019
        KFKI Campus, Bldg. No. 19, Conference Room

  • Imaging in automotive applications

    Tue, 08 Oct, 2019

    Neutron tomography quality test to spot defects in electro-rotors - presented to the Automotive Industry. 
    Mr. Tibor Brányik, division manager of TRIGO Group presented a procedure using neutron tomography, developed in cooperation with the Budapest Neutron Centre which - in contrast to widely used X-ray imaging is capable of identifying material defects of bulky electro-rotors. Conference report.

  • BNC seminar on 'anti-fouling'

    Tue, 24 Sep, 2019

    BNC seminar  on  "Neutron reflectometry studies of strongly hydrophilic polymer coatings"
                  by            Béla Nagy (IFM, Division of Molecular Physics, Linköping Univ., SE-581 83 Linköping, Sweden)
                  on            24 September, 2019     14:00 - 14:45   /     KFKI Campus Building 19 lecture hall
                                  More details

  • Hands-on-training for students at BNC

    Thu, 19 Sep, 2019
      BNC, exhibitor at Automotive Hungary Trade Exhibition Budapest in 2017 and 2018 organized “Tech-together” quiz competitions for university students on a wide range of technical topics, attracting large number of young people. The most active team of the 2018 competition, a team from University of Szeged, Faculty of Engineering, won the prize: a dedicated neutron hands-on-training course at BNC. This mini-course took place on 19 September. The expenses of the students were covered by the Sine2020 project.
  • LENS participates ECNS

    Mon, 15 Jul, 2019
      ST. PETERSBURG – The European Conference on Neutron Scattering (ECNS 2019) was a spree of lectures, poster sessions, and expert talks on the current trends and future possibilities in neutron science. The programme spread over six days and covered a magnitude of topics
  • ECNS 2019 - Registration until 10 June

    Fri, 31 May, 2019
      The European Conference on Neutron Scattering (ECNS 2019) will take place in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 30 - July 5, 2019. The conference is held every four years under the patronage of the European Neutron Scattering Association (ENSA). Previous ECNS conferences: Interlaken (1996), Budapest (1999), Montpellier (2003), Lund (2007), Prague (2011) and Zaragoza (2015). Topics that will be covered are directly related with the European Great Challenges.
  • 13th Central European Training School on Neutron Methods - successfully completed

    Fri, 10 May, 2019
      The Central European Training School has been organized bi-annually, then annually by the Budapest Neutron Center (BNC) since 1992. This year’s school was the 13th in the series. Beside short theoretical introduction to neutron scattering and other neutron based methods the school provides actual hands-on practice in studies of structure and composition of matter. The participants expressed lively interest in the theoretical presentations and the hands-on practices alike.
  • Neutrons advance industry - BNC

    Fri, 10 May, 2019
      Conference entitled , One-day conference 'Science, innovation, competitivenessaiming to bring together experts, new-comers, students who have already used, or are potentially interested in utilizing large research infrastructures, in particular neutron techniques available at the Budapest Neutron Centre. The conference is sponsored by the SINE2020 project (of the framework H2020), in which BNC is one of the 12 EU partners.
  • Mini-workshop on membrane complexity

    Fri, 29 Mar, 2019

    Half-day workshop organised by BNC and the Membrane Section of the Hung. Biophys. Society
    Venue:  Research Centre for Natural Sciences, HAS,    Lecture Hall - ground floor.
    Date: 29 March 2019, 09.30 – 13.15.

  • Where neutrons are domesticated - BNC

    Thu, 28 Mar, 2019
      The Budapest Research Reactor has been safely operating on the KFKI campus in Csillebérc for 60 years by now. Its successful launch in March, 1959 was a milestone in research and technology for the domestic scientific and engineering community. Its scientific significance and the sometimes surprising use of the results of the research there were also discussed at a ceremony held at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences on 28 March, 2019.
  • Budapest Research Reactor - 60 years of research and innovation

    Wed, 27 Mar, 2019
      BNC scientists have completed a review of notable achievements of the 60 years of research and innovation at the Budapest Research Reactor, which went critical for the first time on 25 March, 1959. The document is organized in six sections: "Reactor facility", "Research infrastructure", "Scientific excellence", "Innovation", "International cooperation" and "Social impact". Download here.
  • LENS launched with BNC as member

    Wed, 27 Mar, 2019
      Members of the League of advanced European Neutron Sources (LENS), officially launched activities to promote collaboration on neutron usage, technology development, innovation, data, education, and strategies. By aligning policies among its partners, LENS will advocate for the user community and strengthen European neutron science.
  • BNC Science Proposals call

    Fri, 15 Mar, 2019
      The BNC user program includes 14 experimental stations, to carry out research in physics, chemistry, biology, materials, medical and cultural heritage sciences. ~140 scientists from Hungary and abroad perform ~180 experiments / year. BNC also provides access to facilities for isotope production and neutron irradiation. BNC now calls for Science Proposals.  Deadline: 15 April, 2019
  • The CERIC call for proposals

    Fri, 15 Feb, 2019

    Call for proposals to access integrated multidisciplinary facilities for Materials and Biomaterials
    1 March, 2019 @ 17:00 CET, pre-evaluation submission
                       1   April
    , 2019 @ 17:00 CET, final submission

    CERIC-ERIC offers access  to more than 50 different and complementary state of the art techniques and to support laboratories through a single entry point, distributed in 8 countries, with the submission of a single or multi-technique proposal. 
  • 13th Central European Training School announced

    Mon, 04 Feb, 2019

    The Central European Training School on Neutron Methods (CETS2019) will be held in the Budapest Neutron Centre, Hungary. between May 5 and 10, 2019.
    Registration for CETS2019 and further info at:
    DEADLINE: 10 March, 2019