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The Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS) hosts and organizes conferences and other national and international scientific events that bring together researchers and students to discuss the latest developments related to synchrotron light techniques as well as accelerator physics and engineering. LNLS also regularly organizes schools and workshops aiming to popularize synchrotron techniques and to train users, new and regular, in obtaining, processing and analyzing experimental data. Check out the upcoming LNLS events below.
NEXT EVENTS
November 8th to 11th, 2021

Promoted fully online by the Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS), located at the Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM), the 31st LNLS Annual Users Meeting (RAU) will be held from November 8 to 11, 2021.

The online meeting aims to gather around 500 researchers who use LNLS scientific instrumentation to perform cutting edge experiments in areas such as Materials Science, Health and Pharmacology, Environmental Science Energy, Biotechnology, X-ray Imaging, Oil and Gas, Chemistry, and others.

RAU is an important forum for discussion, evaluation, and presentation of proposals for the improvement of the research projects to be performed at the new Brazilian synchrotron light source, Sirius, one of the most advanced synchrotron machines in the world.

September 11th to 16th, 2022

The XVIII International Small-Angle Scattering Conference (SAS 2022) will be hosted by the Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS/CNPEM), from September 11th to 16th, 2022, in Campinas, São Paulo. The 4th generation synchrotron light source, Sirius, will offer new possibilities on small angle scattering at its firsts years of operation. SAS 2022 will promote a stronger scientific interaction among researchers from all over the world, specially the Brazilian community, and improve the relationship between scientific production and industry.

PAST EVENTS
May 20th to 21st, 2020

The 1st annual AgroEnviro Workshop – Applications of Synchrotron Radiation for Foundational Science in Agricultural and Environmental Research – will be held on 20 and 21 May, 2020 at the brand new Sirius building of the Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS), located at the Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM) in Campinas, state of São Paulo, in Brazil. The aim of the workshop is to motivate scientists from diverse regions of Brazil to utilize the highly advanced 4th generation synchrotron, Sirius, to address fundamental science questions for solving agricultural and environmental problems of concern in Brazil.

January 22nd to 23rd, 2020

The aim of the Cateretê workshop is to present and discuss the new scientific perspectives offered at the Coherent Scattering beamline Cateretê, specifically X-ray imaging and time-resolved capabilities. The Cateretê beamline at Sirius will be dedicated to coherent and time-resolved scattering experiments. It will provide cutting edge research tools that are non-existent today in Brasil, like 3D imaging with 10’s nanometer resolution, X-ray photon correlation spectroscopy (XPCS) to study dynamics and ultra-small angle X-ray scattering.

November 5th to 7th, 2019

The 29th Annual Users’ Meeting (RAU) aims to gather the LNLS user community, encouraging the exchange of experiences and debates on the existing and future facilities. It is an important forum for discussion, evaluation and presentation of proposals for the improvement of the research structures. With the imminent inauguration Sirius, the new Brazilian synchrotron light source, the participation of the scientific community becomes essential to describe their needs and expectations for the new synchrotron source. The RAU meeting is the ideal place to foster this debate.

October 8th to 9th, 2019

The first CARNAÚBA Workshop will bring together the LNLS community – external users, staff scientists and engineers – and experts working in the field of X-ray spectroscopy, diffraction and imaging at leading facilities around the world to present and discuss the new scientific opportunities offered by X-ray nanoprobes with scanning energy capabilities.

September 23rd to 28th, 2019

WIRMS 2019 will be held in Brazil, and promoted by the Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS/CNPEM), from the September 23rd to 28th , 2019. The workshop will highlight the latest advances in infrared spectroscopy and imaging inside synchrotron and free electron laser facilities. The event will gather around 100 participants including infrared spectroscopy experts in several modalities such as ultra-resolved chemical imaging, vibrational analysis at extreme environments, THz spectroscopy, new infrared sources and detectors, time-resolved chemical analysis, infrared spectral-tomography among others.