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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SESAME Council: New supports and opportunities

By Caterina Biscari. Published on 25 June 2014 in:
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The 24th SESAME Council Meeting was held on 12-13 May 2014 in Italy. It was hosted by the Frascati National Laboratory [LNF] of the Italian National Institute of Nuclear Physics [INFN].

The meeting was chaired by the Council’s President, Prof. Sir Chris Llewellyn Smith, and attended by representatives of the Members of SESAME, as well as representatives of the Observer States of SESAME, intergovernmental and international organizations, among which the European Physical Society [EPS], the Chair of SESAME’s Finance…

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Vienna Conference on Instrumentation

By Bénédicte Huchet. Published on 19 December 2012 in:
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The Vienna Conference on Instrumentation [VCI] will take place n 11-15 February 2013 and will present the newest developments of detectors for particle, astro-particle and nuclear physics and their applications in biology, medicine, neutron scattering and synchrotron radiation.

The Conference will have plenary sessions with invited talks giving en overview of new detector development. The Conference Organizers particularly encourage contributions relating to associated detector electronics…

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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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