More than 2,000 visitors at the ALBA Open Day

By ALBA. Published on 19 June 2017 in:
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The ALBA Open Day, organised every year by the ALBA Synchrotron, was again a full success. From 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. more than 2,000 people visited ALBA’s facilities to have a better knowledge of its characteristic and functions.

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LEAPS: devising a new era of accelerator-based photon science in Europe

By Carolin Hahn. Published on 22 May 2017 in:
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The Directors of the European Synchrotron and FEL user facilities have decided to establish a strategic partnership – the League of European Accelerator based-Photon Sources (LEAPS)– which aims for an unprecedented level of cooperation and development and outreach to academic and industrial users as well as to the general public.

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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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ELI-ALPS 2nd User Workshop

By Bénédicte Huchet. Published on 25 July 2014 in:
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The 2nd User Workshop of the Extreme Light Infrastructure – Attosecond Light Pulse Source [ELI-ALPS] will be held in Szeged, Hungary, from 11-12 September 2014.
The ELI-ALPS based in Szeged, Hungary, is part of the ESFRI roadmap that will be the first international facility with the mission to make a wide range of ultrafast light sources accessible to international user groups. ELI-ALPS is expected to be partially available in 2016, while it will become fully operational for user-based research in 2018.
The 2nd User Workshop focuses on…

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