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…

Project Sylinda kicked off

Project Sylinda kicked off

On Jan 18th a kick-off meeting of the Sylinda project took place. Fourteen representatives of the project partners were joined by Marta Muter, a Project Officer from the European Comission and Ioana Petre, a Policy Officer at the European Commission’s Directorate General for Research and Innovation. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting took place remotely via the Zoom platform.