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ISIS Neutron & Muon Source

ISIS is strongly placed to help provide solutions to major sociological and technological problems of the 21st Century.

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What is ISIS?

ISIS pulsed neutron and muon source is a world-leading centre for research in the physical and life sciences, owned and operated by the Science and Technology Facilities Council.

ISIS produces beams of neutrons and muons that allow scientists to study materials at the atomic level, using a suite of instruments often described as ‘super-microscopes’.

What does ISIS do?

ISIS plays a vital role in the portfolio of analysis techniques used by researchers for areas as varied as:

  • Energy
  • Nanotechnology
  • Materials processing
  • Drug design and pharmaceuticals
  • Bio-technology
  • Green technology for a clean environment