Taking the leap into synchrotron light-based research in Geo- and Environmental Sciences:
examples, experiences and strategies from Lund

by Helena Filipsson, Department of Geology, Lund University​

December 6, 2016
10h00 , Högbomsalen, Geoscience building

The application of synchrotron-based radiation techniques in Earth and Environmental Sciences has seen a rapid and continuous development during the last decades. The MAX IV Laboratory in Lund (https://www.maxiv.lu.se/science), which was inaugurated in June 2016, is a national facility providing scientists with the most brilliant X-rays for research. Many Swedish scientists already make use of this facility, while others may still not be familiar with the potentials of synchrotron-based radiation techniques.

Helena Filipsson (http://www.geology.lu.se/helena-filipsson) will give a new user perspective on synchrotron light-based methods in geo- and environmental science. On-going synchrotron-based projects at the Department of Geology will be presented together with an outline of MAX IV in Lund.  A further topic will be the different initiatives from the Faculty of Science, Lund University to promote synchrotron light- and neutron-based research.

After Helena’s presentation there will be time for discussing individual project ideas. Please book your time slot in advance by sending an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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