ILL synergies with Hungary

Date: 
Thu, 11/08/2018

On 7-8 November 2018, an ILL delegation arrived to Hungary to discuss the renewal of Hungary's membership at the ILL. The initiative in Hungary was two-fold. On the one hand, a scientific workshop was organized in Budapest on 7 November, 2018, in order to find synergies, on the other hand to inform the Hungarian neutron user community about the capabilities of the ILL’s instruments suite – while revealing its ongoing modernisation program ‘Endurance’ (Phase I and upcoming Phase II). Several scientific areas were covered, with presentations from ILL’s side (Head of Groups Giovanna Fragneto and Béla Faragó, along with Juan Rodriquez Carvajal, former Head of Diffraction group) as well as presentations from the Hungarian community. Indeed, scientists from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, the Eötvös Loránd University, the Wigner Research Centre for Physics, the Centre for Energy Research, and the Institute of Materials and Environmental Chemistry presented their respective research projects. Read more...