"Large scale facilities like synchrotrons and neutron sources offer a wealth of opportunities for the study of matter in its broadest sense by a wide range of experimental techniques diffraction, scattering, spectroscopy and imaging, all related to the scientific activities of the International Union of Crystallography (IUCr). It is therefore justified to describe the relation between IUCr and the large scale facilities as a perfect marriage."

"The great impact of synchrotron radiation on crystallographic science is visible both in relatively new areas like structural biology that has been revolutionized by the use of synchrotron radiation and in well-established crystallographic methods like powder diffraction which have obtained a completely new life."

Professor S. Larsen

main editor for neutron and synchrotron science and technology

D. ArgyriouAdvanced Light Source, 1 Cyclotron Road, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720-8229, USA (e-mail: dargyriou@lbl.gov)


V. K. PetersonAustralian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, Locked Bag 2001, Kirrawee DC, NSW 2232, Australia, and Institute for Superconducting and Electronic Materials, Faculty of Engineering, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia (e-mail: vanessa.peterson@ansto.gov.au)
I. RobinsonLondon Centre for Nanotechnology, UCL, 17-19 Gordon Street, London, WC1H 0AH, United Kingdom (e-mail: i.robinson@ucl.ac.uk)
M. TakataInstitute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials, Tohoku University, Katahira 2-1-1, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8577, Japan (e-mail: masaki.takata.a4@tohoku.ac.jp)

articles in this subject area

A step towards 6D WAXD tensor tomography. X. Zhao, Z. Dong, C. Zhang, H. Gupta, Z. Wu, W. Hua, J. Zhang, P. Huang, Y. Dong & Y. Zhang (2024). IUCrJ 11, https://doi.org/10.1107/S2052252524003750. 
Unwarping GISAXS data. J. Liu & K. G. Yager (2018). IUCrJ 5, 737-752. 
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