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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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RF flipper ready to be tested

The RF flipper is almost ready to be tested. It does look pretty with all the shiny copper but there is quite some development underneath. A RF coil is fixed by epoxy in a 3D printed mold. On top is … Continue reading

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Magnetic field can be controlled

One other box that is ticked. The magnetic field regulation does work perfectly. We can set and control the magnetic field of the magnet from -100 mT to +100 mT with an accuracy of 5µT. A set-point is reached in … Continue reading

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First magnet arrived today

It is not the best picture, however we are very happy that the first magnet set arrived. The picture shows one half of this set that is just installed on the small rotation stage that sits on a translation stage … Continue reading

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first magnet alomst ready

We visited the company that is producing the magnets. The tolerance on the iron yoke in quite a challenge and need a bit more work. Hopefully we can test the first magnet end of next week…

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Twitter

On the 17th of March LARMOR woke up after a long shutdown. Please follow the witter for the hot news on the commissioning! Intensity is as expected, background needs a bit more work.

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Fancy guide coil stuff

The new guide field profile has a winding tool to fix the copper wire, hope it will work. We will make a new prototype coil soon…

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LARMOR stakeholders meeting

On December 17th 2014 we had an important stakeholders meeting in Delft. All the partners in the proposal were present. We started of with several presentations that give an update or start a discussion. First there was a presentation of … Continue reading

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