By e-EPS. Published on 26 April 2016 in:
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The 39th International conference on Vacuum Ultraviolet and X-ray Physics [VUVX2016] will take place in Zurich, Switzerland, from 3-8 July 2016.

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France supports the European XFEL

By Bénédicte Huchet. Published on 26 March 2014 in:
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With a contribution of 36 million euro toward the facility’s construction, France has officially joined the European XFEL as a shareholder country. France joins the 12 countries that have signed the European XFEL convention.
The European XFEL, currently under construction in the Hamburg area, will be an international research facility of superlatives: 27.000 X-ray flashes per second and a brilliance that is a billion times higher than that of the best conventional X-ray sources will open up completely new opportunities for science. The facility starts user operation in 2017…

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By e-EPS. Published on 21 August 2013 in:
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PETRA III X-ray microscope reveals to record resolution

By Ian Randall. Published on 28 August 2012 in:
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PETRA III is now the world’s most advanced X-ray microscope, with a record-breaking resolution of 10 nanometres. The light source – located at the Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron [DESY] – can see down to structures ten thousand times thinner than a human hair.

The apparatus – which is already available to users – has many possible applications, including such uses as: imaging the structure of microchips, investigating carbon nanotubes and studying the chemistry of catalyst nanoparticles…

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