SESAME hosts its first users
Allan, Jordan, 3 August 2018. On 17 July, the first users arrived at SESAME to perform experiments using the Centre’s XAFS/XRF (X-ray absorption fine structure/X-ray fluorescence) spectroscopy beamline, SESAME’s first beamline to come into operation.
SESAME light source brings second beamline into service
Allan, Jordan, 30 April 2018. At 11:21 local time (GMT +3) yesterday morning scientists at the SESAME light source brought the laboratory’s infrared (IR) spectromicroscopy beamline into service for the first time.
First light for pioneering SESAME light source
Allan, Jordan, 22 November 2017. At 10:50 this morning scientists at the pioneering SESAME light source saw First Monochromatic Light through the XAFS/XRF (Xray absorption fine structure/X-ray fluorescence) spectroscopy beamline, signalling the start of the laboratory’s experimental programme. This beamline, SESAME’s first to come on stream, delivers X-ray light that will be used to carry out research in areas ranging from solid state physics to environmental science and archaeology.