An exhibition will be held alongside the conference programme running on 9 - 11 July. For further information e-mail Edward Jost at edward.jost@iop.org or telephone +44 (0)117 930 1026. Exhibition stands are now limited, and allocated on a first come first served basis.

Day visitors

The exhibition is open to non-participant visitors on Tuesday 9, Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 July at 11:00-12:45 and 14:30-16:15. To book your free place, e-mail claire.garland@iop.org with your full name and affiliation. Please note that you will not be granted access to the technical sessions.

List of exhibitors

• Agilent Technologies (stand 12)
• Allectra (stand 3)
• Ante Innovative Technologies Ltd (stand 5)
• Astrium GmbH (stand 31)
• ARINAX (stand 36)
• AVS (stand 7)
• Canadian Neutron Beam Centre (stand 51)
• Canberra UK Ltd (stand 19)
• CNR (stand 13)
• Comprehensive Research Organization for Science and Society (CROSS) (stand 25)
• Cryogenic Ltd (stand 42)
• CrystalMaker Software Ltd (stand 45)
• D-TACQ Solutions (stand 14)
• Essex x-ray (stand 41)
• Euro Collimators Ltd (stand 46)
• European Spallation Source (stand 40)
• FRM II, Garching; HZB, Berlin; HZG, Geestacht; JCNS, Jülich (stands 9, 10 & 11)
• GE Measurement and Control (stand 33)
• Glassman Europe Ltd (stand 2)
• Heason Technologies Ltd (stand 29)
• High Energy Research Organisation (stand 23)
• Huber Diffraction (stand 21)
• ICE Oxford (stand 52)
• ILL (stand 38)
• Instrumentation Associates (stand 20)
• Institute of Physics (stand 37)
• IOP Publishing (stand 37)
• ISIS Facility (stands 48 & 49)
• Janis Research Company, LLC (stand 27)
• JJ X-Ray (stand 4)
• J-Parc (stand 24)
• John Caunt Scientific Ltd (stand 16)
• Julabo UK Ltd (stand 15)
• Kelvin Technology Ltd (stand 17)
• Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (stand 39)
• Laboratoire Leon Brilliouin (stand 43)
• Mirrotron Ltd (stand 8)
• Neutron Scattering Society of America (stand 6)
• NMI3 (stand 38)
• Optigrate Corp. (stand 22)
• Oxford Instruments Nanoscience (stand 26)
• Paul Scherrer Institut (stand 44)
• SHI Cryogenics Europe Ltd (stand 47)
• SKF (stand 1)
• Struck Innovative Systeme GmbH (stand 35)
• SwissNeutronics AG (stand 32)
• Tessella (stand 18)
• Toshiba Electron Tubes & Devices Co. Ltd (stand 28) 


Stand 1 - SKF


SKF is the world leader in magnetic bearings & high speed motors for disk, Fermi and T0 neutron choppers. SKF is committed to maintaining its technological leadership with the strength of 30 years experience and a global organisation. SKF magnetic bearings are ideal for all types of neutron choppers (Fermi, T0, single or multi-disk bandwidth). Magnetic bearings enable neutron choppers to operate maintenance free with extremely high reliability and without hydrocarbon contamination in a vacuum environment.


Stand 2 - Glassman Europe Ltd


Glassman Europe Ltd, are the European arm of Glassman High Voltage Inc; providing scientists and design engineers with a comprehensive range of high quality, well regulated programmable dc power supplies, with output voltages of up to 500kVdc and with total output power capabilities of over 50kW. Our product portfolio also includes high voltage relays, voltage dividers, together with laser & xenon arc lamp supplies.

Stand 3 - Allectra   

Allectra manufactures and supplies a full range of High Vacuum and UHV components worldwide. Standard components include Sub-D feedthroughs, Co-axial feedthroughs, Viewports and Hardware. Please come and talk to us about custom solutions. New components include new Triaxial feedthroughs, Pressure Burst Disks-low pressure versions and radiation resistant Kapton® insulated wires.

Stand 4 - JJ X-Ray   

JJ X-Ray develop, design and manufacture highly specialized instrumentation for the neutron and synchrotron communities. In close dialog with the instrument scientists, we develop customized solutions of high precision mechanics including slit systems, collimators, sample positioning stages, and full instrument/beamline solutions.


Stand 5 - Ante Innovative Technologies Ltd


ANTE Innovative Technologies is a dynamic new R&D&I (Research, Development, and Innovation) company specializing in new measurement techniques, materials, and technologies.

Our primary focus is cutting-edge neutron scattering solutions, and we are proud to offer our clients a wealth of revolutionary new options for their neutron scattering research. Our goal is to optimize and streamline data acquisition and processing, giving our clients all of the benefits of the most up-to-date technology while minimizing overhead and setup costs.


Stand 6 - Neutron Scattering Society of America


The Neutron Scattering Society of America (NSSA) was formed in 1992 and is an organization of persons who have an interest in neutron scattering research in a wide spectrum of disciplines.




Stand 7 - AVS


AVS Added Value Solutions is an engineering company placed in the north of Spain. AVS is committed to offering efficient and reliable solutions to the design and engineering problems that our customers have. Working as technological partners, AVS offers each and every stage an engineering development could involve, from the conceptual design to the turn key, all the way through detail design, tolerance definition, manufacturing, assembly and commissioning of neutron and accelerator science projects, under the ISO 9100 standard. AVS has earned relevant experience working for challenging instrumentation projects in collaboration with the most relevant international facilities.


Stand 8 - Mirrotron Ltd


Mirrotron offers custom design and supply of complete turn-key/ready-to-use spectrometers/diffractometers for neutron scattering research facilities. The company product range covers the whole instrumentation from neutron optic components as high-quality supermirror guides, monochromators and polarizers to beam manipulation devices, detection systems and neutron/radiation shielding.


Stands 9, 10 and 11 - FRM II, Garching; HZB, Berlin; HZG, Geestacht; JCNS, Jülich


The long German tradition in the field of neutron scattering is described by the early start in 1957 with the first neutron research reactor in Garching and the number of different research reactors operated since then. In 2013, four institutions are actively offering neutron scattering to the German and to the European neutron scattering community: FRM II, Garching; HZB, Berlin; HZG, Geestacht; JCNS, Jülich.


Stand 12 - Agilent Technologies


At ICNS 2013, Agilent will be showing the industry's broadest range of high-speed digitizer technology ranging from 500 MS/s to 8 GS/s, 8-bit to 14-bit and FPGA real-time processing. Our data acquisition technology is intended for use by research in diverse application areas such as biotechnology, science, aerospace, physics and astronomy.


Stand 13 - CNR


CNR is a Research Performing Organization which promotes innovation and competitiveness in the industrial and social system and internationalization of research. CNR scientific network includes 7 Departments, 105 Research Institutes performing research activities and developing capabilities and 20 Research Centres. CNR supports the access of the Italian community to ILL and ISIS neutron facilities through international partnership agreements.

Stand 14 - D-TACQ Solutions  

High Performance Simultaneous Data Acquisition: D-TACQ designs, manufactures and supports a range of intelligent digitizers and customizable systems offering exceptional performance, value and ease of use to physicists world wide.

Stand 15 - Julabo UK Ltd  

JULABO offers a comprehensive range of circulators and chillers used for many heating, cooling or temperature control applications. In Particular precise temperature control can be performed within laboratory or process areas, from -95°C to +400°C, with stabilities of ±0.01°C. Alternatively Recirculating chillers are used for cooling many other laboratory processes.

Stand 16 - John Caunt Scientific Ltd  

Delivering innovative solutions for radiation detection, shielding & measurement since 1975, JCS specialises in detectors, shielding & bespoke instrumentation for clients across the world wide nuclear industry. JCS has a comprehensive range of specialist & bespoke neutron shielding solutions and neutron monitoring instrumentation.

Stand 17 - Kelvin Technology Ltd  

Kelvin Technology provides professionals in education facilities, life sciences, nanotechnology and other emerging technologies. Our partnerships with cryogenic manufacturers and other scientific instrument suppliers allows us to provide customers with a direct link to designers and manufacturers of over 5000 cryogenic, surface analysis and vacuum products.

Stand 18 - Tessella  

Founded in 1980, Tessella is the international provider of science powered technology and consulting services. World leading organizations choose our unique blend of science, engineering and sector expertise to deliver innovative and cost-effective solutions to complex real-world commercial and technical challenges.

Stand 19 - Canberra UK Limited   

CANBERRA is the world's leading manufacturer of analytical instruments, systems and services for nuclear radiation detection, nuclear physics and x-ray elemental analysis. CANBERRA UK Limited is the UK agent for CAEN.

CAEN has more than 30 years' experience in supporting high energy and nuclear physics research world-wide. CAEN designs and manufactures power supply systems, data acquisition electronics, and powered crates.

CANBERRA and CAEN products are used in the most prestigious laboratories, universities and research centres of the world.

Stand 20 - Instrumentation Associates  

Instrumentation Associates is a supplier of components and systems for neutron diffraction. We can supply turnkey systems or individual components: linear PSD arrays, position decoding electronics, shield assemblies, high and low-temperature peripherals, oscillating radial collimators, vanadium sample holders, motion controls and detector/diffractometer control software.


Stand 21 - Huber Diffraction


Huber Diffraction is a manufacturer of precise and high load positioning and diffraction equipment for laboratory and synchrotron and neutron applications.

Stand 22 - Optigrate Corp.  

OptiGrate Corp is the US manufacturer of ultra-narrow line high-power diode lasers for spin exchange optical pumping (SEOP). For over a decade OptiGrate supplied holographic optical elements (volume Bragg gratings) and wavelength stabilized diode-lasers to more than 400 customers on 5 continents.


Stand 23 - High Energy Accelerator Research Organisation


The KEK Institute of Materials Structure Science (IMSS) is an inter-university research institute that enables a diverse range of research activity in materials and life sciences by producing and providing access to quantum beams: synchrotron radiation, pulsed neutrons and muons, and slow positrons. It's mission is to carry out advanced research through close cooperation with universities.


Stand 24 - J-PARC


The Japan Proton Accelerator Research Complex (J-PARC) is a multidisciplinary research facility that uses high-energy protons to produce a variety of secondary-particle beams. At the Materials and Life Science Experimental Facility (MLF), intense pulsed neutron and muon beams are exploited in cutting-edge research across a wide range of scientific fields.


Stand 25 - Comprehensive Research Organization for Science and Society (CROSS)


CROSS-Tokai is an independent research organization appointed by the Japanese government to manage and support the user program on the Public Beamlines at J-PARC MLF. Further, a core role of CROSS-Tokai is to establish a center of excellence for neutron science based around its scientific and technical staff, supporting facilities and the Public Beamlines at the MLF.


Stand 26 - Oxford Instruments Nanoscience


Oxford Instruments NanoScience is a world leader in the design and supply of high performance cryogenic and cryogen free environments for ultra low temperature and high magnetic field applications in physics, chemistry and materials science research. The product range includes high field superconducting magnets to 22T, cryogen-free magnets to 18 T, split pairs, vector rotate and custom magnets, He3 inserts, cryofree dilution refrigerators, optical cryostats and cryogenic accessories.

Stand 27 - Janis Research Company, LLC  

Janis Research manufactures cryogenic research equipment. Our cryogenic systems for neutron scattering have a thin-walled neutron zone surrounding the sample area. Some systems are self-supporting on a base plate that can be bolted to a goniometer.


Stand 28 - Toshiba Electron Tubes & Devices Co. Ltd


Toshiba Electron Tubes & Devices Co. Ltd - Toshiba Electron Tubes & Devices is now one of the leading suppliers of the radiation detectors like position-sensitive detectors, high-counting rate measurement systems, neutron proportional counters, beam-loss monitors and neutron beam monitors. Toshiba Position Sensitive Detectors has been adapting for scientific researches in the world main laboratories. Toshiba is ready to develop new types of Radiation Detectors.


Stand 29 - Heason Technology Limited


Heason Technology is a UK supplier of Motion Control Products and Solutions. Heason's solutions cover a diverse range of applications requiring micron down to nanometre positioning accuracy.


Stand 31 - Astrium GmbH


Rotating Devuces for Nedutron Research as Neutron Velocity Selectors, Disc Choppers and Fermi Choppers

Stand 32 - SwissNeutronics AG  
SwissNeutronics is the major provider of optical equipment for the instrumentation in the field of neutron scattering. Our products comprise advanced optical devices for neutron beam transport, focusing and polarization like neutron guides and high precision monochromators. SwissNeutronics offers custom made solutions to make your products or experiments a success.  
Stand 33 - GE Measurement and Control  

GE offers the Reuter Stokes product line of neutron detection and measurement systems for neutron scattering instruments. We offer a full range of products and services, from Helium 3 reclamation, to highly accurate helium 3 position sensitive neutron detectors integrated with high-speed measurement and data collection electronics.

Key products:
Neutron Scattering Detectors:
1) Helium-3 Position Sensitive Detector designed specifically for applications including small angle neutron scattering. http://www.ge-mcs.com/en/radiation-detection/neutron-scattering-detectors/helium-3-position.html
2) PSD Electronics - Compact neutron detection system that has the ability to determine both the time and position of the neutron capture enabling accurate neutron time-of-flight measurements. http://www.ge-mcs.com/en/radiation-detection/neutron-scattering-detectors/psd-electronics.html


Stand 35 - Struck Innovative Systeme GmbH


Struck Innovative Systeme manufactures board level electronics and data acquisition systems. Our digitizers cover resolutions up to 16-bit and sampling speeds up to 5 GSPS.


Stand 36 - ARINAX


ARINAX, Advanced Research Instrumentation for Neutrons And X-rays, manufactures state-of-the-art scientific instrumentation for academic and industrial research groups in the field of X-ray and neutron diffraction.

Our equipment is installed at large scale research facilities, e.g. X-ray synchrotrons and neutron sources, all over the world.

We supply a unique level of integration by combining high precision mechanics with advanced motion control electronics and modern control software. We are able to customize and integrate our equipment while fully matching your technical and experimental needs.


Stand 37 - Institute of Physics (joint stand with IOP Publishing)


The Institute of Physics is a leading scientific society. We are a charitable organisation with a worldwide membership of more than 45,000, working together to advance physics education, research and application.

We engage with policymakers and the general public to develop awareness and understanding of the value of physics and, through IOP Publishing, we are world leaders in professional scientific communications.


Stand 37 - IOP Publishing (joint stand with Institute of Physics)


IOP Publishing provides publications through which leading-edge scientific research is distributed worldwide. Since launch we have expanded rapidly to become one of the leading international STM publishers. We have a global reach, with offices in Philadelphia, Washington DC, Mexico City, Munich, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Wroclaw, Beijing and Tokyo as well as Bristol and London in the UK.

Stand 38 - ILL (joint stand with NMI3)  

Unique facilities and cutting-edge expertise

The Institut Laue-Langevin is an international research centre at the leading edge of neutron science and technology.

The Institute operates a powerful neutron source, feeding the world most intense beams of neutrons to a suite of 40 high-performance instruments that are constantly upgraded.  Read more ....

Stand 38 - NMI3 (joint stand with ILL)

Integrated Infrastructure Initiative for Neutron Scattering and Muon Spectroscopy

A European initiative funded by the 7th Framework programme

The aim of the Integrated Infrastructure Initiative for Neutron Scattering and Muon Spectroscopy (NMI3) is to facilitate the pan-European coordination of neutron scattering and muon spectroscopy research activities, by integrating all the research infrastructures in these fields within the European Research Area.  Read more ...


Stand 39 - Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute


Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute operates HANARO, a 30 MW multi-purpose research reactor located in Daejeon, Korea and conducts neutron research with a suite of thermal and cold neutron experimental instruments. Currently, there are 18 neutron beam instruments where neutron scattering, neutron imaging and neutron activation analyses are performed. The sample environments including the 10 T vertical field magnet with a dilution refrigerator are available for varying degrees of temperature, pressure and magnetic field. The samples are prepared at one of our sample preparation labs to be used on the instruments. The labs are equipped with basic equipment and solvents to deal with powder samples, chemical samples and biological samples. Users can gain access by applying for beam time through a web-based proposal system (http://hanaro4u.kaeri.re.kr) during one of the two proposal rounds per year or by collaborating with instrument scientists.

Stand 40 - European Spallation Source  


The European Spallation Source is a Partnership of 17 European Nations committed to the goal of collectively building and operating the world's leading facility for research using neutrons by the second quarter of the 21st Century

The European Spallation Source (ESS) aims to be the brightest source of neutrons in the world for scientific research. By the end of this decade it will be generating long pulses of neutrons. These will be used in parallel experiments that will foster major advances from aging and health, materials technology for sustainable and renewable energy, to experiments in quantum physics, biomaterials and nano-science.

The ESS will be located in Lund, Sweden, co-hosted by both Sweden and Denmark and will be funded and operated by a partnership of 17 European countries. The ESS and our partners are currently engaged in a technical design review that will act as the blue-print for the construction of ESS to start in 2013 and to become operational in 2019.


Stand 41 - essex x-ray



Manufacturer of high voltage cable assemblies and cables, cast resin products and encapsulation and neutron absorption shielding.

Stand 42 - Cryogenic Ltd  


Cryogenic Ltd is the leading supplier of high field superconducting magnets and low temperature measurement systems which operate with or without liquid helium.

We also offer a range of split pair or vector field magnets for neutron and particle beam experiments. These allow strong magnetic fields to be produced in a small volume with maximum access to the working space. Split pair coils can be mounted to provide either a vertical field with horizontal access or a horizontal field offering horizontal or vertical access. Cryogenic magnets can also be enclosed in full UHV specification cryostats guaranteeing pressures in the 10-10 mbar range.

Stand 43 - Laboratoire Leon Brilliouin  

The Léon Brillouin Laboratory (LLB) is the French Laboratory of neutron scattering, serving science and industry. The LLB uses the neutrons produced by the Orphée reactor. The LLB-Orphée facility is supported jointly by the « Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique » (CNRS) and the « Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique et aux Energies Alternatives» (CEA). The LLB receives grants from the European Union (NMI3-II program, The Integrated Infrastructure Initiative for Neutron Scattering and Muon Spectroscopy).

The three main missions of the laboratory are:
- to promote the use of diffraction and neutron spectroscopy
- to welcome and assist experimentations
- to do fundamental research on our own scientific programmes

Stand 44 - Paul Scherrer Institut  

The Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) is a multidisciplinary Swiss research centre for natural sciences and technology.

PSI operates the large scale facilities SINQ (neutrons), SLS (light), SMS (muons) and the future free electron laser (SwissFEL) .

It is widely used by the national and international scientific community with 2200 individual users in 2011 .


Stand 45 - CrystalMaker Software Ltd


We are an award-winning British crystallographic software company. Our new CrystalDiffract program offers the easiest way to characterize diffraction data, featuring drag-and-drop loading, multi-phase x-ray & neutron powder diffraction simulation, real-time parameter control, 64-bit multi-processor support, multi-touch control - and beautiful graphics.


Stand 46 - Euro Collimators Ltd


Euro Collimators Ltd is a UK based company that designs, develops and manufactures Collimators for the scientific community with over 40 year's experience in the design, development and production of bespoke Collimators for neutron scattering.


Stand 47 - SHI Cryogenics Europe Ltd


SHI Cryogenics Group, a global manufacturer to the semiconductor, research, optical coating, and medical industries.

SHI Cryogenics Group serves its customers with facilities around the world, while its renowned engineering departments in the United States and Japan continue to focus on the latest cryogenics technologies, including innovative cryopump and cryocooler designs.

In addition to 4K and 10K cryocooolers we have a wide range of cryopumps, SHI Cryogenics Group also manufactures pulse tubes, shield coolers. As always, customers benefit from performance reliability, leading edge technology and a global sales and support network.

Stand 48 & 49 - ISIS Facility  

The ISIS Neutron and Muon Source is a world-leading materials research centre at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Oxfordshire, UK.

ISIS supports an international community of over 2000 scientists who use neutrons and muons for research in areas as varied as energy, nanotechnology, materials processing, drug design and pharmaceuticals, bio-technology and green technology for a clean environment.

Stand 51 - Canadian Neutron Beam Centre  

The Canadian Neutron Beam Centre enables hundreds of clients to apply neutron instruments and methods to advance their programmes of materials research and development through access to our six neutron beamlines at the NRU reactor.

Stand 52 - ICE Oxford  

ICE Oxford is a leading supplier of ultra low temperature superconducting magnet systems which operate with or without liquid helium. The company is a leading supplier of custom design, high performance cryogenic systems to scientific and cryogenics research groups throughout the world. Read more ...


Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline:
    22 February 2013
  • Early registration deadline:
    24 May 2013
  • Online Registration deadline:
    2 July 2013