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January 17, 2017 — APS

For First Time Ever, X-Ray Imaging at Argonne Captures Material Defect Process

From blacksmiths forging iron to artisans blowing glass, humans have for centuries been changing the properties of materials to build better tools –...
January 12, 2017 — SESAME

Pioneering SESAME Light Source Circulates First Beam

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...
January 12, 2017 — ALS

Chemistry on the Edge: Study Pinpoints Most Active Areas of Reactions on Nanoscale Particles

Defects and jagged surfaces at the edges of nanosized platinum and gold particles are key hot spots for chemical reactivity, a team of researchers...
January 12, 2017 — FLASH

Laser Metronome Achieves Record Synchronization

Scientists at DESY have set up the world's most precise ‘metronome’ for a kilometre-wide network. The timing system synchronizes a 4.7-kilometer-long...
January 6, 2017 — XFEL.EU

Robert Feidenhans’l starts as Chairman of the European XFEL Management Board

As of 1 January, Prof. Robert Feidenhans’l is the Chairman of the Management Board of the European XFEL GmbH. The 58-year old physicist comes from...
January 4, 2017 — NSRRC

Max Planck–NSRRC/NCTU/NTHU Center for Complex Phase Materials to be established in Taiwan by the Max Planck Society

National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center held a press conference announcing the plan to establish the Max Planck–NSRRC/NCTU/NTHU Center for...
December 26, 2016 — SSRL

Researchers Use World's Smallest Diamonds to Make Wires Three Atoms Wide

New LEGO-style Building Method Has Potential for Making One-Dimensional Materials with Extraordinary Properties   Menlo Park, Calif. —...
December 22, 2016 —

Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin Is Establishing a Helmholtz Young Investigator Group for Electrochemical Conversion of Carbon Dioxide

Dr. Matthew T. Mayer from the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, will be putting together a Helmholtz Young Investigator...
December 20, 2016 — XFEL.EU

First Two Scientific Instruments Prepare for Their Big Debut

Scientists for instruments SPB/SFX and FXE present latest status as users begin first plans In the movie industry, summertime is the time for...
December 19, 2016 — XFEL.EU

Versatile Optical Laser Will Enable Innovative Experiments with Atomic-Scale Measurements

European XFEL team developed optical laser for synchronous operation at six scientific instruments Max Lederer (l) with colleague Mikhail Pergament...