One of the most exciting things about Diamond is that it is a catalyst for change. The facility is changing the world through the scientific discoveries its users and in-house researchers are making and, at the same time, changing itself through a continual programme of upgrades, new beamlines, and complementary off-line facilities. In October 2010, the UK Government confirmed funding for Phase III, to provide for the design, procurement, construction and commissioning of a further ten state-of-the-art beamlines.Read more...
The discovery of a new material with unique electronic properties could help lead to significantly faster smartphones and computers. The novel material combines existing substances to create a new super-material with exciting industrial uses.Read more...
What does it take to construct a synchrotron beamline? Diamond Light Source is one of the world’s most advanced scientific machines, and its goal is to remain a world leading centre for science. Construction is still ongoing at the synchrotron, and every year we deliver new and innovative facilities to support scientists at the cutting-edge of research.Read more...
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