• The European project CALIPSOplus brings together 19 partners offering access to 14 synchrotrons and 8 Free-electron Lasers (FELs) in Europe and the Middle East. In particular, the project is funding industry (SMEs) trans-national access to light sources. The 5th call for proposals is now open for SMEs. CALIPSOplus is aimed…

  • Welcome to the HZDR Summer Student Program 2020. The HZDR is now inviting international advanced undergraduate and master students in natural sciences and related areas to join our research teams during the time between July and September 2020. Summer students will work and research in one of our institutes, being…

  • The National Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN) is the Italian research agency dedicated to the study of the fundamental constituents of matter, that operates, at the Frascati National Laboratories (LNF), the DAFNE-Light and the SPARC_LAB facilities. The Frascati National Laboratories (LNF), founded in 1954, are the oldest and largest laboratories…

  • The CALIPSOplus brochure 2017-2019 is now available online. The aim of this brochure is to provide a kaleidoscope of glimpses of the multiple activities, successes, and achievements which constitute the CALIPSOplus project. Enjoy reading or flicking through! We wish all CALIPSOplus friends and their families Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and…

  • Facility Description ALBA is a synchrotron light facility located in Cerdanyola del Vallès, Barcelona (Spain). Managed by the Consortium for the Construction, Equipping and Exploitation of the Synchrotron Light Source (CELLS), it is funded in equal parts by the Spanish and the Catalonian Administration. ALBA currently has eight operational state-of-the-art beamlines,…

  • BESSY II @ HZB As a multi-disciplinary multi-user facility, the research portfolio at BESSY II includes physics (e.g., quantum physics in solids, superconductivity, magnetism, topological insulators, clusters, and disordered systems), chemistry (e.g., catalysis and artificial photosynthesis, real-time investigations of charge transfer), energy research (e.g., materials for energy conversion and storage,…