A Route to the Brightest Possible Neutron Source?

  title={A Route to the Brightest Possible Neutron Source?},
  author={Andrew D. Taylor and Mike Dunne and Stephen M. Bennington and Stuart Ansell and I. Gardner and Peter A. Norreys and Timothy A. Broome and D J S Findlay and Richard J. Nelmes},
  pages={1092 - 1095}
We review the potential to develop sources for neutron scattering science and propose that a merger with the rapidly developing field of inertial fusion energy could provide a major step-change in performance. In stark contrast to developments in synchrotron and laser science, the past 40 years have seen only a factor of 10 increase in neutron source brightness. With the advent of thermonuclear ignition in the laboratory, coupled to innovative approaches in how this may be achieved, we… 
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