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Our area is the use of high energy X-rays in materials research and development. CeXS is the academic host of the Swedish Material Science beamline at PETRA III.

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Call for PETRA III beam time proposals

Proposals for Jan-Jul 2022. Deadline 1 Sept.

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30 researchers in the review of the specs

The proposed sample environment will enable new scientific contributions - and researchers requested specifications also at lower temperature ranges

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Review the specs for a furnace sample environment

Take the opportunity to give input about your research needs for a furnace sample environment at the Swedish material science beam line, P21.2 branch

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Apply for access to PETRA III

Privileged access to high energy X-rays is open to Swedish universities, research organisations and companies for open research. Applications are made twice a year, during the spring and autumn. Companies can also apply for paid access at any time.

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Impact stories

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High energy X-rays reveal the resistance of steel to embrittlement

The high energy X-rays at the Swedish Material Science beamline make it possible to see what’s happening within steels, in real-time, also in environm...

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