neutron scattering society of america

Our Purpose

The purpose of the Society shall be the advancement of neutron scattering research in the United States. Pursuant to this purpose, the society shall undertake the following:

  • Identify and bring together the neutron scattering community of the USA.
  • Identify the needs of the neutron scattering community, including future requirements for instrumentation and sources and to represent these needs to the neutron facilities and funding agencies.
  • To stimulate, promote and broaden the use of neutron scattering in science and technology.
  • To carry out educational activities that support the above goals.
  • To engage in other activities deemed appropriate and necessary for attaining the objectives of the Society.