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The students have a series of lectures on X-rays and neutrons as well as working on research projects in the lab.

20 places up for grabs in ESRF-ILL second joint international student programme

03-03-2015

Undergraduate students are being offered the chance of four weeks invaluable experience living and working as scientists in the capital of the Alps in Grenoble, France. The joint ESRF-ILL international student summer programme is running for...

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Beatrice Ruta, Beamline Scientist at the ESRF and winner of the 2015 Young Scientist of the Year award

Young Scientist of the Year unveiled at ESRF Users' Meeting

13-02-2015

The European Synchrotron, the ESRF, has announced its 2015 Young Scientist of the Year award at the 25th annual ESRF Users' Meeting this week. (9-11 February 2015). Beatrice Ruta, a Beamline Scientist at the ESRF, was given the accolade for...

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Close up photography of Herculaneum Papyrus scroll PHerc.Paris.4. The photographied zone is 5cm. Credit: E. Brun

Ancient books destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius ‘read’ for the very first time

20-01-2015

Writing that has lain undiscovered for centuries inside a scroll that was charred in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD has been uncovered for the first time. The text, which was written inside a so called ‘papyrus roll’ that was found...

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Interfacial magnetic coupling in oxide superconductor/ferromagnet heterostructures

Interfacial magnetic coupling in oxide superconductor/ferromagnet heterostructures revealed by X-ray absorption spectroscopy

26-02-2015

Superconductivity and ferromagnetism are usually incompatible phenomena and their mutual influence is known to be a proximity effect. Using a combination of polarisation dependent X-ray absorption spectroscopy and atomically resolved electron...

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Short-range order of solvent molecules at a nanoparticle's surface.

Universal solvent restructuring induced by colloidal nanoparticles

26-01-2015

Colloidal nanoparticles are widely used in dispersed form for consumer and industrial goods. However, little is known about the chemical environment near the particle surface. Using high-energy X-ray scattering at the ESRF, it has now been shown...

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Image of an atomised UMo alloy particle, with UMo grains in green and U(C,O) impurities in blue. Combined results of an XRD-CT analysis with a 0.2 µm resolution.

Nanodiffraction imaging of impurities in atomised particles

08-01-2015

Nano X-ray diffraction computed tomography (XRD-CT) at the ESRF has been used to image the microstructure of UMo alloy atomised particles at the nanoscale. The results show that carbide impurities form during the solidification of these particles...

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