MAX IV and ESS – The photon and neutron science facilities in Lund, Sweden

Lund, Sweden, will soon host two of the most advanced particle accelerators for photon and neutron science, MAX IV - an electron synchrotron, and the European Spallation Source - a high power proton linac. This double seminar (25 + 25 min) will give an overview of both facilities, covering the complementarity of the two facilities as well as the accelerator science challenges. The seminar is suited for students as well as staff. 

MAX IV - The new accelerators for Synchrotron Radiation at Lund University – by Prof. Sverker Werin, MAX IV Lund University 

Synchrotron radiation is used for studies of materials and processes in a wide part of science. In Lund the MAX IV laboratory has recently finalised three accelerators aimed at producing state of the art synchrotron radiation to be used in a large set of beamlines and experimental stations.

The presentation will give an overview of the laboratory, it's accelerators and beamlines. It will discuss the new achievements in accelerator design that makes the MAX IV unique and point to where the future development is aiming.

ESS – The new accelerator for the European Spallation Source – by Dr. Christine Darve, ESS

Neutrons serve as a unique probe for revealing the structure and function of matter from the microscopic down to the atomic scale. The European Spallation Source, a pan-European project, constructs a neutron-scattering facility in Lund, with the goal to produce neutron from spallation thanks to a high intensity proton linear accelerator.

The presentation will give an overview of the ESS facility and its capacity. It will discuss the accelerator design, the target and the instrument under construction to make the ESS a unique tools for discovery.





Erik Adli
Published Nov. 13, 2018 8:28 AM - Last modified Nov. 13, 2018 8:28 AM