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Hosting the PETRA III synchrotron

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

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Swedish privileged access extended to 2026

The Director General of the Swedish Research Council, Sven Stafström, has just signed an extension to the cooperation agreement for the PETRA III Swedish Materials Science beamline. Swedish privilege...

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Swedish X-ray science at the future PETRA IV - a national priority

The priority conclusion was one output of the VR's bi-annual inventory of researchers' needs. The inventory report also concludes that X-ray science at PETRA IV and MAX IV have the same priority.

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The PETRA III Swedish beamline is hiring

Apply soon to be an Industry Liaison Scientist

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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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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 environments that mimic how the steel is used. This enable...

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