Aims of LNCL:
- Keep our (crucial) advanced characterization infrastructure at the highest international level of excellence
- Expand/educate/coordinate in the use of our characterization capabilities
- Support novel use/development of equipment (across disciplines)
- Identify important upcoming methods + theory developments
- Identify necessary upgrades of existing equipment and needs for support
- Development/initiation/”pilot studies” of new characterization tools
- Aid/organize/influence the direction of major new facilities/investments.