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The Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS) is responsible for the operation of the only synchrotron light source in Latin America, which allows the execution of experiments in various techniques of microscopic analysis of the matter using infrared, ultraviolet and X-ray radiation. news from LNLS. Check out the recent news from LNLS.

February 2nd, 2018

The second edition of the Brazilian Synchrotron School: “Fundaments and Applications” will happen between 10 and 20 July 2018

Registrations for the second edition of the Brazilian Synchrotron School: "Fundaments and Applications" are open until March 2nd, 2018. The event will be held between July 10th and 20th, 2018, at the Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS) in Campinas, SP. The School seeks to increase the capabilities of the current LNLS user community, as well as to promote the training of new users, which have the potential to use synchrotron light techniques in their research areas. The two-week event will be composed by theoretical and practical classes, lectured by LNLS researchers. 

November 30th, 2017

The event had 140 participants from November 22nd to 24th, 2017, on the CNPEM campus

The Annual Users Meeting of the Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS) attracts Brazilian and foreign researchers every year to the debate, exchange of experiences and integration of the community of users of the Laboratory.

The 27th edition of the event was held from November 22nd to 24th, 2017, on the campus of the Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM), in Campinas, Brazil. The meeting was attended by 157 participants from different countries.

November 23rd, 2017

Awards were given in the international conferences ICALEPCS and WIRMS

Two members of the LNLS were recently awarded at international conferences. The engineer Daniel Tavares received the first award granted to early-career professionals by the conference ICALEPCS, related to control systems for large scientific facilities. The researcher Francisco Carlos Barbosa Maia received the award for best poster during the WIRMS event, which brings together staff and users of infrared beamlines from laboratories around the world.

September 1st, 2017

Research proposals are submitted through the SAU Online portal

Submission period: September 1st to 30th, 2017. Beamtime: First Semester, 2018. Research proposals are submitted through the SAU Online portal.

August 17th, 2017

The courses will offer an overview of SAXS theory, data reduction and analysis tools, as well as modelling techniques.

The 6th SAXS School will be held from October 17th to 20th, 2017, in the Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory and is intended to post-graduate students and early career scientists interested in the learning of Small-Angle X-ray Scattering (SAXS).

May 29th, 2017

The construction of accelerator floor, the most challenging phase of the building, was recently started

Sirius - the new fourth-generation synchrotron light source of the Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS) has recently completed more than half of its construction works. The inauguration is expected for 2018, following the first loop of the electron beams in the accelerators.

April 18th, 2017

The event will take place, from November 22nd to 24th, 2017, at the CNPEM campus in Campinas, SP.

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.

April 3rd, 2017

The prize is awarded to theses that have contributed significantly to the advancement of knowledge of nature and its properties.

LNLS researcher Ingrid David Barcelos was awarded by the Brazilian Society of Physics (SBF) with the "Professor José Leite Lopes Award for Best Doctoral Thesis of 2015" for her thesis entitled "Study of structural and optical properties of heterostructures formed by two-dimensional materials ".

March 3rd, 2017

Research proposals are submitted through the SAU Online portal

Call for Proposals is open for the LNLS beamlines (see list below).

Submission period: March 01st to 31st, 2017. BeamtimeSecond Semester 2017.

Research proposals are submitted through the SAU Online portal. Learn more about the Submission process here.

February 2nd, 2017

The School will be composed by theoretical and practical classes, provided by LNLS researchers from July 10 to 21st.

The registrations to the “Brazilian Synchrotron School: Fundamentals and Applications” are now open. 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.