Physics Particle/Research_Centers/Accelerators/Synchrotrons

  • Advanced Light Source (ALS) - Includes information about the organization, related news, a newsletter, user guide and current operational status information.
  • Chicago IL: Argonne Advanced Photon Source (APS) - operated by The University of Chicago under contract with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
  • China: Beijing Synchrotron Radiation Facility - An abstract containing information on the technical specifications of these facilities.
  • Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source - Includes an introduction to the facility and basic experimental design information, information for users and research activity reports, and system operational status.
  • Daresbury Synchrotron Radiation Source - Includes information on ways to obtain access, related news, regulations, operational status and brief descriptions of its research and support groups.
  • European Synchrotron Radiation Facility - Includes an introduction of this facility and the scientific applications thereof, publications, and a user guide.
  • Germany, Berlin: Berliner Elektronenspeicherring-Gesellschaft für Synchrotronstrahlung m.b.H. (BESSY) - Describes the accelerator, experiments, news, and researchers and administrators.
  • Germany, Hamburg: Hamburger Synchrotronstrahlungslabor HASYLAB - at DESY
  • Japan, Harima Science Park City, SPring-8 - Japanese 3rd generation synchrotron radiation facility
  • Laboratoire pour Utilisation du Rayonnement Electromagnetique (LURE) - Includes introductory information about this facility in France, staff lists, research proposal and visit information.
  • Louisiana State University: Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices - Includes technical information on the beamlines, beam schedules, events, downloadable forms, a user guide to the microfabrication facility, and newsletters.
  • MicroWorlds - An interactive educational tour of current research at Berkeley Lab's Advanced Light Source.
  • Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory - Includes descriptions of research being undertaken, technical parameters and a user guide, and administrative information.
  • Switzerland, Villigen: Swiss Light Source (SLS) - at Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI)
  • Synchrotron Light Laboratory at Barcelona (LLS) - to be built
  • Synchrotron Radiation Center - Part of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Includes information on its background, related news, a user guide, operational parameters and a list of related publications.
  • Trieste Italy: Elettra Synchrotron Light Source - Facility information. Includes virtual tour, guides, events and scientific highlights.
  • USA, Upton, NY: National Synchrotron Light Source (NSLS) - at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL)

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