Author Archives: Jeroen Plomp

Pinned to the door

We proudly pinned a new picture to the door of the measuring cabin of LARMOR. The top (circular) plot is a SANS pattern that is the basic mode of operation of the instrument. Since 19-02-2017 we added a so called … Continue reading

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Final installation of LARMOR components

Installation of all components on the LARMOR beam line on the 3rd of February 2017. Now these components, developed in Delft, found there final destination in the LARMOR blockhouse. Now the commissioning and debugging can start! Below we have the … Continue reading

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We are very exited because a all things are coming together. We have installed the spin-echo components on the first arm (pre-sample) of LARMOR at ISIS. Now we have prepared everything for a experiment that has never been done! We … Continue reading

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Magnets waiting for cables

We installed the first two magnets on the first table for the final assembly including: magnet power cable, cooling water, hall probe, encoders, motor control (6 per table). Now waiting for the last parts to come in… This all need … Continue reading

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Neutrons view on shielding

This is what the neutrons will see when they travel through the flight tube. Sections of tapered Boron rubber so neutrons that plan not to participate in the measurement will end up in the small edges of Boron rubber.  

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some serious guide coil winding

Michel is now winding our biggest guide coils ever that will be used on the first table. The coil is slowly spinning with an strong electrical motor and Michel is running and climbing to feed in the wire.

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First test with pairing magnets succesfull

We have tested the movement and locking system on the magnet. This appears to work better than expected. After this we even changed the gearing ration so it will move a bit faster than in the short movie made by … Continue reading

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First si(g)ns of LARMOR diffraction

  Thanks to a big effort from our student Maurice we just measured the first oscillations that are the signature of LARMOR diffraction. On the photo the 4 RF flippers create a B-field parallel to the crystal plane in the … Continue reading

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The first tests of High Resolution Larmor Diffraction will start soon

We are building a High Resolution Larmor Diffraction instrument in the reactor hall of RID. The key components, the RF flippers are from the FLEX Triple axis instrument. With these flippers the first Larmor diffraction experiments were performed years ago in Berlin! … Continue reading

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Check out ISIS twitter

Check out the LARMOR twitter from ISIS for more on the first SANS data with the final detector…

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