Registrations are open for the LNLS’ 27th Annual Users Meeting (RAU), which will take place from November 22nd to 24th, 2017, at the CNPEM campus in Campinas, SP.
Those interested in participating should complete and submit the application form available on the website by June 10 (for those wishing to request financial assistance) or August 21 (all other).
The Annual Users Meeting (RAU) is an event organized by the Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS) and brings together researchers using the infrastructure of the LNLS to conduct their research in order to evaluate scientific results and discuss issues relevant to the development of the institution.
The event will be held from July 10 to 21st 2017, at the Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM), in Campinas.
Promoted by the Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS), the School will comprehend basic concepts of synchrotron light production and properties, specific techniques based on synchrotron light and future technologies to be incorporated in the light sources field. The two-week event will be composed by theoretical and practical classes, provided by LNLS researchers. Check out the schedule.
Who can participate: Undergraduate, Masters and Doctorates students during course, researchers, teachers and professionals of any area.
Registrations open until April 3rd.
The ENVIRO 2016 is putting on workshops that will cover present-day topics on emerging themes on agri-environmental sciences where synchrotron radiation has found groove. It will be held in 2 days and devoted to a multidisciplinary audience, namely: Rhizosphere Sciences and Biofortification of Staple Food Crops on day 1, and Air and Water Chemistry on day 2.
PCaPAC (Personal Computers and Particle Accelerator Controls) 2016 will be held by LNLS, in Campinas, Brazil. PCaPAC traditionally focuses on low-cost control systems using PC technology for control & data acquisition systems and emerging technologies. Topics covered include: Control systems, User interfaces and Data Displays, Cyber security, Hardware technologies, Modern Data Acquisition, Management of Software projects, Databases.
The 5th School on X-Ray Spectroscopy Methods will be held at the Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS) in Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil, between August 22nd and 23rd, 2016, just before the LNLS Annual User’s Meeting (RAU), as a satellite event. This school will focus on the fundamentals of x-ray spectroscopy methods, data analysis and its applications. This year will be more focused on Soft X-rays.
The LNLS 26th Annual Users’ Meeting (RAU) will take place on August 24th and 25th, 2015, in Campinas, Brazil. RAU has the objective of encouraging debates, the exchange of experiences and the integration of the LNLS user community. It is an important forum for discussion, evaluation and presentation of proposals for the improvement of the research structures and of the scientific instrumentation available at the synchrotron light source. The meeting represents also an opportunity for the exchange of information about the research carried out at the facilities.
The 1st User Workshop on Coherent X-ray Imaging and Small Angle X-ray Scattering (Cateretê Workshop) will be held at the LNLS, on May 5th and 6th, 2016. The aim of this workshop is to present and discuss the science that could be conducted at the Coherent Diffractive Imaging beamline Cateretê, one of the first experimental stations to be operational in 2019 at Sirius, the new fourth generation synchrotron currently under construction.
This workshop will feature presentations by international experts on coherent X-ray imaging and small angle X-ray scattering techniques, but also by scientists in Brazil who use nano X-ray beams in their research. We aim to have discussions on the current design of the Cateretê beamline, the imaging opportunities and the needs of the community in order to guide the ongoing design process towards a powerful, flexible and user-oriented end station.
The 5th SAXS school will be held between May 2nd and 6th, 2016, at the LNLS and is intended to motivated post-graduate students and early career scientists willing to learn Small-Angle X-ray Scattering. The main objective of the school is to provide an opportunity for young scientists developing their research in areas related to Biology, Physical Sciences, Materials Science and Chemistry, to have a contact with the technique, acquiring both theoretical and experimental skills. The course will offer an overview of SAXS theory, data reduction and analysis tools, as well as modelling techniques. It will include hands-on experiments at the LNLS SAXS facilities and tutorials.
The Short Course on X-ray Nanoprobe and Coherence at Synchrotron Light Sources will be held at the LNLS, between March 21st and 24th, 2016. The two-day Short Course on X-ray Coherence and Nanoprobe Techniques will deliver six hours of lectures on x-ray optics, nanoprobe and coherence techniques, covering from soft to hard x-rays beamlines. It aims at an audience of PhD students, post-docs, engineers and scientists interested in the field of producing and using x-rays nanoprobes and coherence properties.
Following the publication of FAPESP/Finep call for proposals, which supports the development of technological demands related to the Sirius Project, LNLS will promote the roundtable Parcerias Sirius. The event aims to present 13 challenges proposed by LNLS for the development and construction of the new lightsource to companies from São Paulo State.
The SAXS Workbench, the 3rd training school for SAXS beginners, will be held at the LNLS in Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil, between October 28th and 30th, 2015. The main idea of this training is to help and build up the user community at SAXS1 and SAXS2 beamlines at the LNLS. The SAXS group will offer comprehensive hands-on training in synchrotron data collection and analysis for the first time synchrotron users.
The LNLS 25th Annual Users’ Meeting (RAU) will take place from September 16th to 17th, 2015, in Campinas, Brazil. RAU has the objective of encouraging debates, the exchange of experiences and the integration of the LNLS user community. It is an important forum for discussion, evaluation and presentation of proposals for the improvement of the research structures and of the scientific instrumentation available at the synchrotron light source. The meeting represents also an opportunity for the exchange of information about the research carried out at the facilities.
The 4th School on X-Ray Spectroscopy Methods will be held at the LNLS, in Campinas, Brazil, between September 14th and 15th. The event will happen just before the LNLS Annual User’s Meeting (RAU), as a satellite event. This school will focus on the fundamentals of x-ray spectroscopy methods and data analysis and its applications. The first day will include introductory lectures about the theoretical and experimental aspects of hard x-ray spectroscopy, followed by one day of advanced lectures and tutorials on data analysis and examples of applications in different fields.
The 1st Brazilian workshop on Synchrotron Radiation Circular Dichroism Applied to Biological Systems: Present Applications and Future Perspectives (SRCD 2015), which will be held by the LNLS in Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil, on September 2nd, 2015. This one-day workshop will explore the technique of synchrotron radiation circular dichroism (SRCD) spectroscopy, and discuss the possible inclusion of it as a new technique being developed at the LNLS. This would be a unique facility in the Americas and the Southern hemisphere, following the success of many widely-used SRCD beamlines existing in Europe and Asia.
The 2015 IUCr High-Pressure Workshop will be held from September 12th to 15th at the CNPEM campus. The primary focus of the meeting will be recent scientific advances in high pressure techniques. Presentations will cover a variety of subjects in and related to high-pressure crystallography, including crystal structures, phase transitions and their kinetics, new materials synthesis, Earth and planetary science, soft and biological matter, physical and chemical properties, theory and computation, as well as technique developments for high-pressure studies at synchrotron, neutron and laboratory-based facilities.
SyncLight 2015, the São Paulo School of Advanced Sciences (ESPCA) on Recent Developments in Synchrotron Radiation, will be held at the LNLS in Campinas, Brazil, between July 13th and 24th, 2015. The main goal of the SyncLight 2015 is to show to young researchers (MSc, PhD and Post-doc fellows) what synchrotron light offers in the form of new tools for their research. We intend to show that there are numerous new possibilities that appeared in the last decade, particularly those exploring bright nanometer size x-ray beams and coherence.