July 12, 2021 @ 9:00 am – July 16, 2021 @ 10:00 am

National School on Neutron and X-ray Scattering

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the National School on Neutron and X-ray Scattering (NX School) will be held virtually from July 12302021. The first week of the program will consist of half day sessions, then two weeks of full-time sessions.

The main purpose of the National School on Neutron and X-ray Scattering is to educate graduate students in the use of major neutron and x-ray facilities. Lectures, presented by researchers from academia, industry, and national laboratories, include basic tutorials on the principles of scattering theory and the characteristics of the sources, as well as seminars on the application of scattering methods to a variety of scientific subjects. Students will conduct short remote experiments at Argonne’s Advanced Photon Source and at Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Spallation Neutron Source and High Flux Isotope Reactor, which provides hands-on experience using neutron and synchrotron sources.

This year’s NX School will be three weeks in length. The first week will consist of half day introductory lectures. The second two weeks will be full-time consisting of specialized lectures and remote experiments.

The School is jointly conducted by Argonne National Laboratory’s Educational Programs and Outreach Division; Advanced Photon Source and Materials Science Division; and Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Neutron Scattering and Materials Science and Technology Divisions.
Apply : Summary – 23rd National School on Neutron and X-ray Scattering (cvent.com)