Inside NMI3 27

July 2015: e-newsletter 27

Dear colleagues,

On our 27th Inside NMI3 e-newsletter you can find the following news:

  • The Pristerodon
  • How to probe tiny samples?
  • New type of radiofrequency spin flippers for Neutron Resonance Spin Echo
  • Events: JDN23 and NMI3 General Assembly
  • Jobs at Uni. Parma and PSI
  • List of Open Access Journals on

We hope you enjoy your reading!

Wish you a continuation of a good summer,
The NMI3 coordination team

Scientific Highlights

Neutrons show that 260 million years ago the Pristerodon could already hear airborne sound

Neutron tomography experiments revealed that forerunners of mammals were already able to hear airborne sound thanks to an eardrum at the lower jaw, an impedance matching middle ear and a small cochlea.

NMI3 Joint Research Activities

How to probe tiny samples? Insights into the production of micron-sized cold neutron beams

The NMI3 Imaging JRA discusses how to produce smaller beams. They conclude that reflective optics offers the most versatile way to produce them.

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New type of radiofrequency spin flippers for Neutron Resonance Spin Echo

The Advanced Methods and Techniques JRA has developed a new type of RFSF to enhance NRSE spectrometers.

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NMI3 events

The JDN23 school is open for registration

This year there will be a workshop on neutron imaging. The deadline for submission of abstracts is September 6.

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New in the agenda of the NMI3 General Assembly: board meeting on Wednesday

In October in Copenhagen there will be an additional board meeting on Wednesday 17:00 – 18:30.

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Win a t-shirt at the NMI3 stand at ECNS!

Visit the NMI3 stand at the VI European Conference on Neutron Scattering (ECNS) and play funny games!

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Jobs at NMI3 member facilities

PhD position in DFT and MuSR/NMR in Parma

This position will be carried out within the framework of SINE2020. The deadline is September 4.

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PSI is looking for a Senior Scientist and Group Leader for the Neutron Diffraction Group

The Laboratory for Neutron Scattering and Imaging (LNS) at the Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen, Switzerland operates the neutron scattering and imaging instruments at the Swiss Spallation Neutron Source SINQ.

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News related to the project

List of Open Access Journals on

An increasing number of scholarly publishers and journals are converting to open access. In fields relevant to neutron science and technology, provide a list of journals which are available in full open access.

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New events on the calendar

21 – 23 September
Mantid training Courses 2015

Upcoming events

15 – 21 August
PSI Summer School

22 – 29 August
RACIRI Summer School

23 – 28 August
M2S HTSC 2015

30 August – 4 September

6 – 18 September
Oxford School

7 – 18 September
JCNS Lab Course

21 – 25 September

Integrated Infrastructure Initiative for Neutron scattering and Muon spectroscopy

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