Five years of synchrotron light in ALBA

By Ana Belén Martínez. Published on 26 April 2016 in:
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On 16 March 2011 the electron accelerator of the ALBA Synchrotron emitted synchrotron light for the first time in Spain.

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The EPS Executive Committee Meeting, February 2013

By Luisa Cifarelli. Published on 27 February 2013 in:
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The European Physical Society’s Executive Committee [EPS ExCom] met on 1-2 February 2013 in the beautiful venue of the Royal Academy of Sciences and Arts in Barcelona, Spain. The ExCom was kindly and warmly welcomed by the president of the Academy, Ramon Pascual de Sans, EPS individual member since 1970!

Important points in the agenda of the meeting were, in particular, the EPS position paper on Horizon 2020 (see Editorial in this issue), the report commissioned by EPS to CEBR on the importance of physics to the economies…

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EPS’s Caterina Biscari to head synchrotron facility

By Ian Randall. Published on 19 July 2012 in:
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Caterina Biscari is being appointed the director of the Laboratory of Synchrotron Light CELLS-ALBA, in Barcelona, it was announced on 13 July. Biscari, a researcher with the Italian Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, will begin her new duties from September this year. The ALBA laboratory – which has been in operation since March 2012 – uses synchrotron light for a wide variety of experiments.

An internationally renowned expert in particle accelerator technologies, Biscari has…

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