Inside NMI3 24

April 2015: e-newsletter 24

Dear colleagues,

This month's issue of the Inside NMI3 e-newsletter brings you the following news:

  • Scientific highlights on natural gas storage and transportation, detox enzymes and focusing guides
  • Schools – deadline for registration: Oxford School on Neutron Scattering & PSI summer school
  • Call for Proposals for the PSI-SINQ cycle II/15
  • Baton change at the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum

We hope you enjoy your reading,
The NMI3 coordination team

Scientific Highlights

Neutrons unveil a promising alternative for natural gas storage and transportation

Thanks to NMI3 support, for the first time researchers create artificial methane hydrates in just a few minutes.

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How does an enzyme detoxify the cells of living beings?

Scientists use neutrons to shed light on the reduction of H2O2 to water by CcP, concluding that the process which is focus of a long-standing and highly contentious question need to be reassessed.

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How to optimise multi-channel neutron focusing guides for extreme sample environments?

NMI3 collaboration works on simulations to find the best possible guide for experiments at low temperatures and high magnetic fields.

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NMI3 Schools

REMINDER: The deadline for the 14th Oxford School on Neutron Scattering is the 1st of May.

Thanks to NMI3, a number of European students can have their expenses covered to attend the school. You can apply until the 1st of May.

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REMINDER: Dates announced for the 2015 PSI summer school

Apply for a NMI3 grant to learn about Spectroscopy with Neutrons, Muons and Photons on the Swiss alps. The deadline is April 30.

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News from NMI3 members

Call for Proposals for the PSI-SINQ cycle II/15

The deadline for neutron proposals submissions at PSI is May 15. NMI3 supports researchers for experiments conducted between September 1 and December 23.

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Baton change at the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum

Prof. Thomas Brückel will be the new Director of the MLZ, taking over from Prof. Dieter Richter.

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New events on the calendar

13 – 17 September
DyProSo 2015

14 – 18 September
HSC 18

21 – 23 October

Upcoming events

4 – 8 May
CETS 2015

10 May – 10 June
Imaging Workshop

20 – 25 May
Science for Life

26 – 29 May
DMI 2015

Integrated Infrastructure Initiative for Neutron scattering and Muon spectroscopy

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