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The NFS laboratory of SPIRAL 2

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20160093_0098

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2016

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41.72 x 27.77 cm / 300 dpi

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The NFS (Neutrons For Science) laboratory of SPIRAL 2 (2nd generation linear radioactive ion production system), installed at the Large National Heavy Ion Accelerator (GANIL) in Caen. The protons and the deutons delivered by the SPIRAL 2 superconductive linear accelerator (LINAC) can generate extremely intense neutron beams. NFS uses these neutrons for experiments in fundamental physics and in a large number of applications. Located more than 9 m underground, SPIRAL 2 is dedicated to nuclear physics and develops applications for different areas of activity including nuclear medicine, energy, aerospace etc.

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