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The 4th of December 2019 marked the inauguration of SESAME’s Sergio Fubini Guest House, SESAME’s permanent Guest House which replaces the temporary Guest House that had been constructed pending construction of the former.
News | 06 December, 2019
Some 80 scientists from the region and beyond are meeting at SESAME on 30 November and 1 December to discuss the scientific programme and latest results from the laboratory.
News | 30 November, 2019
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SESAME’s third beamline, the Materials Science (MS) beamline for powder diffraction, will come into operation in 2020. Proposals for experiments to be performed on SESAME’s three beamlines (IR, XAFS/XRF and MS) in the second half of 2020 may therefore now be submitted. Deadline for the submission of applications: January 27, 2020 at 13:00, Amman time.
Announcement | 27 November, 2019
20 researchers from the SESAME Members and beyond received comprehensive training in the use of synchrotron radiation at the OPEN SESAME HERCULES School (Higher European Research Course for Users of Large Experimental Systems) held at SESAME from October 26 to November 8, 2019
News | 10 November, 2019
SESAME PARTICIPATES IN SIDE EVENTS OF THE IAEA GENERAL CONFERENCE
Jordan was one of the IAEA’s Member States to organize an exhibition and meeting as side events during the 63rd session of the Agency’s General Conference held in Vienna from 16-20 September.
News | 17 October, 2019
SESAME AT CERN OPEN DAYS 2019
SESAME’s stand was one of the very numerous activities organized during the CERN Open Days held in Geneva on 14-15 September. Among these activities were site visits, experimental workshops, debates, exhibition stands, hands-on exhibits, film screenings and theatre performances, for which 75,000 visitors travelled to Geneva.
News | 24 September, 2019
SESAME has up dated its traditional brochure and leaflet in order to reflect its relatively new role as a laboratory that is now receiving scientists who are using its facilities for their experiments. It has also produced a brochure highlighting the opportunities SESAME offers for industry.
News | 10 September, 2019
On 1 August 2019, the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources of Jordan, H.E. Engineer Hala Zawati, visited SESAME. She was accompanied by one of Jordan’s delegates to the SESAME Council, Abdul-Halim Wriekat, and staff members of her Ministry.
News | 07 August, 2019
OPEN SESAME Environmental Science Thematic School at SESAME, from June 23-27
SESAME was the recent venue of the OPEN SESAME Environmental Science Thematic School held from June 23 to 27, 2019, which provided comprehensive training in synchrotron radiation applications in environmental science for 30 researchers from the SESAME Members.
News | 11 July, 2019
On July 2-4, 2019, SESAME was host to the OPEN SESAME Safety Workshop at which 4 radiation safety experts from European light sources met the staff of SESAME to discuss the safety and radiation protection issues specific to a synchrotron radiation facility.
News | 10 July, 2019