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Canada Contributes to 2016 Nobel Prize-Winning Research

October 6, 2016
Experiments at the Canadian Neutron Beam Centre (CNBC) confirmed one of the theoretical predictions of this year’s winners of the Nobel Prize in Physics.
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Developing Transferrable Skills Through the Exploration of Quantum Magnetic Materials

February 13, 2018
Access to neutron beams enables graduate students to conduct experiments in quantum magnetism—and thereby to develop advanced experimental and computational skills that can be readily applied to future careers in science and industry.
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Neutrons Point to Next-Generation Computer Memory Materials

June 18, 2020
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Neutrons Clarify Convoluted Magnetic Materials

January 13, 2021
Everyone is waiting for the next big technological leap. As devices grow in complexity, the limits of materials and hardware are pushed toward their energetic and physical limits. Materials researchers across the globe redesign and tweak hardware to extend capabilities, but before too long these roadblocks will be unavoidable.
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Neutrons Are Essential in the Search for New Spintronic Materials

April 6, 2017
Université de Montréal scientists use neutron beams in their search for materials that could have revolutionary applications in computing technology. Their search was made possible by fundamental discoveries that were recognized by the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics.
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Exploring Materials for ‘Racetrack’ Memory

October 10, 2016
Dalhousie University scientists access the CNBC to identify materials with the magnetic properties required for a major breakthrough in computer memory.
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Studying New Iron-Based Superconductors

September 1, 2012
Superconductors aren’t just for cool levitation demonstrations; a key discovery in this field could disrupt technologies for computing, medical imaging and power transmission lines as we know them today. The CNBC’s unique expertise and scientific tools are enabling Canadian and international researchers to make cutting edge discoveries in this field.
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Exploring Materials for Faster Computers

September 26, 2016
Australian scientists accessed the CNBC in search of the right materials for the next generation of computer processors.
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