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This website is about diffraction-limited storage rings, which are sources of intense x-rays used for research currently developed worldwide. It is meant to provide resources for researchers.

ALS-U Project Receives CD-1 Approval

The ALS Upgrade (ALS-U) project has received federal approval (CD-1) to proceed with preliminary design, planning, and R&D work. This major upgrade will boost the brightness and coherent flux of ALS soft x-ray beams at least a hundredfold, enabling transformative science that cannot be performed on any existing or planned light source in the world. Learn more.


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