A proposal for a long-pulse spallation source at Los Alamos National Laboratory

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Los Alamos National Laboratory is proposing a new spallation neutron source that will provide the US with an internationally competitive facility for neutron science and technology that can be built in approximately three years for less than $100 million. The establishment of a 1-MW, long-pulse spallation source (LPSS) at the Los Alamos Neutron Science Center (LANSCE) will meet many of the present needs of scientists in the neutron scattering community and provide a significant boost to neutron research in the US. The new facility will support the development of a future, more intense spallation neutron source, that is planned by ... continued below

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Pynn, R. & Weinacht, D. December 1, 1995.

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Los Alamos National Laboratory is proposing a new spallation neutron source that will provide the US with an internationally competitive facility for neutron science and technology that can be built in approximately three years for less than $100 million. The establishment of a 1-MW, long-pulse spallation source (LPSS) at the Los Alamos Neutron Science Center (LANSCE) will meet many of the present needs of scientists in the neutron scattering community and provide a significant boost to neutron research in the US. The new facility will support the development of a future, more intense spallation neutron source, that is planned by DOE`s Office of Energy Research. Together with the existing short pulse spallation source (SPSS) at the Manual Lujan, Jr. Neutron Scattering Center (MLNSC) at Los Alamos, the new LPSS will provide US scientists with a complementary pair of high-performance neutron sources to rival the world`s leading facilities in Europe.

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  • ICANS-XIII: 13. international collaboration on advanced neutron sources, Villigen (Switzerland), 11-14 Oct 1995

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  • Other: DE96003155
  • Report No.: LA-UR--95-3904
  • Report No.: CONF-9510212--11
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 161549
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc627538

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Pynn, R. & Weinacht, D. A proposal for a long-pulse spallation source at Los Alamos National Laboratory, article, December 1, 1995; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc627538/: accessed April 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.