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A Bright Future for Soft X-ray Science

Date:  Thursday, January 31st, 2019

Time: 4:00pm

Location: 100 Willamette Hall

Speaker: Steve Kevan, Director, Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, (and on leave from UO Physics)


Plans are emerging around the world for new and upgraded storage-ring-based x-ray facilities that will increase source brightness by a factor of 100-1000 over existing facilities.  In the soft x-ray regime, these new sources will be essentially diffraction-limited and will therefore produce beams with full transverse coherence and high coherent flux. I will briefly discuss the technology behind these accelerator upgrades, and in more detail the new science opportunities that will be afforded by such an upgrade of the Advanced Light Source.

Host: Dietrich Belitz

All attendees are invited to attend a colloquium reception in the Willamette Hall, Paul Olum atrium at 3:40pm.

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