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November 16, 2017 — ALBA

Synchrotron Light Proves the Effectiveness of Two New Drugs Against Sleeping Sickness

A team led by researchers from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) has unveiled the mechanism of action of two drugs, FR60 and JNI18,...
October 17, 2017 — ALBA

OPEN SESAME Brings Valuable Training to Students From the Middle East

Following an open call, nine students from SESAME members have been awarded training Fellowships to work in European light source laboratories in...
October 4, 2017 — ALBA

New Insights About Malaria Parasite's Infection Mechanisms

An international team has unraveled details never described before about how the malaria parasite acts after invading the red blood cells. This...
August 24, 2017 — ALBA

Observation of Correlated Displacement of Vortex-Antivortex Pairs in Magnetic Trilayers

Researchers from the University of Oviedo, the University of Porto and the ALBA Synchrotron have visualized with synchrotron light the motion of...
August 4, 2017 — ALBA

Researchers Identify A Terrestrial Mineral That Has Only Been Found in Meteorites, Until Now

Cerdanyola del Vallès, 3rd August 2017. Researchers from the Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC), the Autonomous...
May 23, 2017 — ALBA

New Record of Visitors at the ALBA Open Day

The event, held for the 6th year in a row, gathered 2,194 people last Saturday 20th May 2017 at the ALBA Synchrotron to celebrate the importance of...
March 6, 2017 — ALBA

A Classic Mineral Turns out to Be a New Semiconductor for Modern Electronics

A group of researchers has proved that franckeite, a mineral belonging to the sulfosalts family, behaves naturally as a two-dimensional material with...
March 1, 2017 — ALBA

Medieval Bones Analysed With Synchrotron Light

The infrared beamline of the ALBA Synchrotron, MIRAS, is analysing archaeological samples of two skeletons buried in a medieval church in the area of...
November 20, 2016 — ALBA

Researchers Probe Thallium Under Extreme Conditions

Theoretical and experimental studies have tested the high-pressure and high-temperature behavior of thallium, a heavy and toxic metal which is...
October 16, 2016 — ALBA

First Users at the ALBA Infrared Beamline

MIRAS, devoted to infrared spectroscopy and microscopy, is the 8th operating beamline at the facility. Researchers from the Institute of Advanced...