GSI-FAIR Colloquium

ESS Towards First Neutron Production

by Håkan Danared (ESS)

Main Lecture Hall (GSI)

Main Lecture Hall



                    Special Colloquium on the Occasion of Markus Steck's 65th Birthday and Retirement


The European Spallation Source, ESS, in Lund is expected to have first beam on target and thereby first neutron production in the summer of next year. The proton accelerator has already had nominal beam current to 74 MeV in the normal-conducting part of the linac, and installation of the superconducting linac is progressing rapidly. Installation of the spallation target is similarly making rapid progress, and the 15 neutron instruments will be commissioned in three tranches until the start of user operation in 2027. The presentation will give an introduction to ESS and its science goals and review the status of installation and commissioning activities towards start of user operation.



Organized by

Wolfgang Quint
Carlo Ewerz
Yury Litvinov