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Pioneering SESAME light source circulates first beam

By SESAME. Published on 24 January 2017 in:
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Allan, Jordan, 12 January 2017. A beam circulated for the first time in the pioneering SESAME synchrotron at 18:12 (UTC+3) yesterday. The next step will be to store the beam.

This is an important milestone on the way to research getting underway at the first light-source laboratory in the Middle East. SESAME was established under the auspices of UNESCO before becoming a fully independent intergovernmental organisation in its own right in 2004.

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The SESAME project moves forward

By Nicola Bianchi. Published on 27 September 2016 in:
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The 28th Council meeting of SESAME (Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East) was held on 30-31 May 2016, in Brussels at the Berlaymont building of the European Commission. SESAME is a 3rd generation light source which will use a 2.5 GeV synchrotron ring under construction in Allan, Jordan.

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SESAME receives funding agreement for 2012-2016

By Ian Randall. Published on 19 April 2012 in:
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Four members of Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East [SESAME] – Iran, Israel, Jordan and Turkey – have agreed to each provide contributions of $5 million USD towards the construction of the facility over the next four years. The decision, made during a meeting on 8 March has been well received by the SESAME members.

“The agreement on voluntary contributions will allow us to move ahead rapidly with the construction…

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