August 14th, 2014

LNLS takes part in a debate about nanotechnology


Scientific director explained how light sources contribute for the development of new materials

debateThe LNLS scientific director, Harry Westfahl Jr., participated in a debate about “nanotechnology and new materials” with Glaucia Maria Pastore, dean of research and teacher at the Faculty of Food Engineering (FEA) of Unicamp. The debate was broadcast via Internet on RTV Unicamp, a TV channel linked to the University of Campinas.

During the debate, Harry explained how synchrotron light sources can be used as tools for research and investigation of microstructure of matter, contributing for the development of new materials and nanoparticles with different applications. He also presented the Sirius project and talked about the possibilities that this light source will bring for new developments in nanotechnology.
The complete video is available (only in Portuguese) on Unicamp RTV webpage.
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