The use of synchrotron light to reveal the structure, composition and function of materials from biology to engineering components has been transformed over more than fifty years through the remarkable development of sources of synchrotron radiation. Such light was first produced parasitically at synchrotrons and storage rings designed for high-energy physics and demonstrated excellent research opportunities in its own right.
A number of synchrotrons around the world are now being built or modified to be so called 4th generation sources. The new sources produce higher intensities but also much smaller beam sizes which enables new areas of science to be explored.
The Diamond-II project is an upgrade that will convert Diamond from a 3rd generation to a 4th generation source. This project consists of a major rebuild, replacing the entire accelerator with newly designed and manufactured components and upgrading the existing beam lines and construction of 5 new state of the art beamlines. Following confirmation of £519.4m of funding from the Department of Science, Innovation & Technology and Wellcome we would like to invite potential suppliers to join us for a two day conference looking at supplier opportunities resulting from this funding.
The event will feature a number of speakers from the Science, Technical and Logistics areas along with an overview of the Procurement process and the opportunity for Q&A.