Greater Copenhagen and Hamburg are both homes to materials-related research facilities. The regions are only about 300 kilometres apart and their geographical proximity opens up possibilities for close scientific collaboration.
On 20 March 2017 five former students of the higher Institute Ven. Ignazio Capizzi of Bronte (CT) successfully performed a measurement with a Hall effect probe on the proton source designed and realised at LNS for the European Spallation Source. The students were the winners of the Italian selection of the Beamline for Schools (BL4S’16) competition.
On 13 March 2017, Elettra-Sincrotrone Trieste hosted the 1st BrightnESS South-East Hub Meeting dedicated to the activities linked to In-Kind Contributions (IKC) of Italian and Hungarian Partners of the ESS project.
A delegation from the Latvian Ministry of Education and Science participated in a study visit to Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL) and European Synchrotron Research Facility (ESRF) to learn about scientific possibilities in neutron and X-ray research, and the variety of aspects of international collaboration related to large-scale facilities.
More than 100 participants from universities, industry and research facilities ensured a full house when the annual conference ‘Danish Instruments for Big Science’ (DIBS) was held at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) on 23 January.
A team who is part of the SINE2020 e-tools WP launched the first version of MCPL - Monte Carlo Particle Lists. This new, open source format makes it simpler to interchange particle-state information data between popular Monte Carlo simulation packages, making the work of developers more efficient.