Summer school agenda updated

Science management summer school organized by the project will begin in less than two months! 30 participant from the participating institutions are preaparing to travel to Barcelona, while the Sylinda team is working round the clock to ensure that everything goes as planned. There have been some minor changes and tweaks to the agenda of…

ASTRA beamline opening

The official opening of the ASTRA (formerly SOLABS) beamline was held on June 29th at the SOLARIS Centre in Kraków. The ceremony was attended by the number of distinguished guests, includig dr Michael Groß, Consul General of Germany, dr Thomas Grünewald, Rector of Hochschule Niederrhein, prof. Marek Stankiewicz, Director of the National Synchrotron Radiation Centre…

Summer school postponed

Due to external circumstances Sylinda summer school has unfortunately been postponed to October 2022. The new dates of the school are 17.10.2022 – 21.10.2022. The programme of the school is expected to remain unchanged. We apologize the prospective participants for inconvienience and will be providing more updates soon.

SOLARIS News Magazine – first issue

We are happy to announce that the very first issue of the SOLARIS News Magazine has been published! It describes the industry cooperation programme at the National Synchrotron Radiation Centre SOLARIS and available beamlines and techniques. A special emphasis is put on the SOLABS beamline and the cryoEM Centre. Download the magazine here: SOLARIS News…

Summer school – deadline extented!

We would like to announce that the deadline for the summer school application has been extended until January 10th ! This gives you a few more days to brush up your CVs and apply to gain an opportunity to spend a week in sunny Barcelona at the beginning of April, learning about innovation management, modern…

Science management summer school – applications are open!

We are glad to announce, that the applications for the Science Management summer school at Alba synchrotron in Barcelona are now open! The school will cover a broad range of topics, including: innovation management, science-industry cooperation, research funding opportunities, intellectual property and legal aspects, innovation transfer. Lectures and open discussions will be complemented by practical…

First EXAFS spectrum measured at Solaris

The first EXAFS spectrum of a titanium foil has been succesfully measured at Solaris, marking an important step in the development of the SOLABS beamline. The spectrum is measured around the K edge of Ti in two measurement modes: transmission and total electron yield (TEY). For comparison, an analogical spectrum measured at the Synchrotron Light…

First light at the SOLABS beamline

After installing the monochromator a few days earlier, SOLARIS team, supported by the partners from the Sylinda project, has observed first light on the beamline, on the YAG crystal on Friday, September 24th. This confirms the succesfull installation of the monochromator and moves us one step closer to opening the beamline for both academic and…

Monochromator installed at the SOLABS beamline

On Wednesday September 15th a monochromator has been installed at the SOLABS beamline by the SOLARIS staff, with the assistance of prof. Josef Hormes, dr. Henning Lichtenberg and prof. Alexander Prange. This marks an important milestone in the development of the beamline and a start of the comissioning phase. The monochromator was built at the…