Hungary: Our partner - MTA EK


The Centre for Energy Research (EK) in Budapest, Hungary is part of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA) research network and was established in 2012. It consists of several science institutes. The Centre also runs the Budapest Neutron Centre (BNC) which operates the Budapest Research Reactor (BRR) in conjunction with the Wigner Research Centre for Physics.

The Budapest Neutron Centre (BNC) was formed in 1997 as a consortium of three academic research institutes. The Research Reactor itself, however, has been around since 1959, although it has been upgraded several times over the years from 2MW to 10MW. It currently runs 15 experimental stations including Small Angle Neutron Scattering (SANS), Prompt Gamma Activation Analysis (PGAA) and Powder Diffraction (PSD).

MTA EK are contributing to SINE2020 in three different work packages:

References :
Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Budapest Neutron Centre

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