Seminar at UVa on July 23rd by Dr. Alan Tennant from Oak Ridge National Laboratory

July 23, 2014


What neutrons can do for you!

Seminar by Dr. Alan Tennant

Chief Scientist, Neutron Sciences Directorate, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

10 am Wednesday July 23, Wilsdorf Hall Room 200 (Dean’s Conference Room)

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) operates two of the world’s most intense neutron facilities, the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) and the High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR). The suite of instruments and these two facilities are used by researchers across the US, and indeed across the world, to study materials at the atomic level with wide reaching applications in physics, chemistry, materials science, geology, engineering and biology.

There are multiple opportunities for UVa faculty and students to access the neutron facilities at ORNL and collaborate on leading edge research programs. Alan Tennant, Chief Scientist for Neutron Sciences at ORNL, will give an overview of the facilities, the science programs, and how faculty and students can engage though User, Joint Faculty and Graduate programs.