Symposium: 75 Years of science with synchrotron light

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This symposium and anniversary event has been organised by, the international collaboration of 24 synchrotron sources and 7 Free Electron Lasers, with support from Diamond Light Source (UK).

On the 28th April 2022, we will bring together a panel of light source experts to give short talks on their perspectives on synchrotron light related achievements that have been made since the 1st laboratory observation on the 24th April 1947. 

Time: (15:00–16:15 UTC+1) 16:00–17:15 in Hamburg

Please register here: Celebrating 75 Years of Science with Synchrotron Light Tickets | Eventbrite

Programme: on the webpage

Speakers: Nobel Laureate Prof. Ada Yonath (Weizmann Institute of Science), Prof. Sir Richard Catlow (University College London), Prof. Henry Chapman (DESY), Dr Paul Tafforeau (ESRF), and Dr Gihan Kamel ((SESAME and member of the AfLS Executive Committee)