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The Jülich Centre for Neutron Science organizes highly-regarded schools and courses for students and young scientists, often in close cooperation with other institutes at Forschungszentrum Jülich.

Details on upcoming events and informationen about current and previous courses:

IFF-Spring School

Laboratory Course Neutron Scattering

JCNS Workshops

Current talks, conferences and events

Further reading


The lecture notes which accompany our schools and courses offer students a solid introduction to the basics of neutron scattering and other scattering methods.

We have prepared a selection of them for you here:

Lecture Notes



Neutrons: understanding quantum mechanics intuitively

Cilia Arrays

Neutrons are extremely suited to illustrate the basic principles of quantum physics.

Two short films are available here to view or download for use in introductory lecture courses on quantum mechanics or for self-study:

Basic principles of quantum mechanics demonstrated by neutron scattering