Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste is a multidisciplinary research center of excellence, open to the international research community, specialized in generating high quality synchrotron and free-electron laser light and applying it in materials and life sciences.

Top Stories

single-spin flat bands in monolayer graphene
X-ray fluorescence and IR microscopy reveal traces in macrophages
Free-electron lasers
Polarization shaping of ultrashort extreme-ultraviolet pulses
Imaging techniques
single-shot 3D microscopy demonstrated at FERMI


What's New

Evening Concert for Elettra's '30 Years of Light
Sincrotrone's 30th anniversary on the front page of 'Il Piccolo'
Flash Chess Tournament at Elettra
Low Emittance Ring Permanent Magnets Workshop hosted by Elettra
Elettra at “Promuovere l'innovazione nelle scienze della vita Friuli-Venezia Giulia, The Place to be”
26th ESLS RF Workshop hosted by Elettra
The hidden secrets of Stradivari's violins at the Festival della Scienza of Genova
The third edition of the IAEA Training Workshop on Synchrotron Technologies and Techniques
LEDS2023: advancements from photo-injectors for coherent light sources
1993 - 2023 | 30 years of light for Elettra

BatSynch - The Battery Challenge at Synchrotrons logo
29 - 30 / 11, 2023 | Trieste, Italy
BatSynch - The Battery Challenge at Synchrotrons
Nanoscale Transport Phenomena logo
30 / 11 - 01 / 12, 2023 | Adriatico Guesthouse, Trieste, Italy
Nanoscale Transport Phenomena
Workshop on liquid systems: science and standards for delivery logo
04 - 05 / 12, 2023 | Elettra, Trieste, Italy
Workshop on liquid systems: science and standards for delivery

Upcoming Seminars

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The synchrotron light source ELETTRA

Elettra Machine link Scientists from all over the world can access our beamlines by submitting proposals that are evaluated on the basis of pure scientific merit and potential impact.
Beamlines Status machine status icon (User Dedicated) Shifts Calendar

The free-electron laser FERMI

Fermi Machine link The next generation light source is ready to open unprecedented opportunities in science, providing the brightest probe to look at ultrafast processes in the matter.
Beamlines Status machine status icon (Machine Shifts) Shifts Calendar

MUR International Projects

MUR International Projects link As multidisciplinary research centre Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste is directly involved in numerous large-scale international projects.

Industrial Liaison Office

Industrial Liaison Office link The Industrial Liaison Office (ILO) manages Technology Transfer and  promotes the use of Laboratory facilities in applied research and for industrial applications.

User Area

User Area link Assistance to users coming to our facility for conducting proposals approved on the basis of peer review. How to become a user, apply and prepare for beamtime.

Strategic Partnerships

ceric link IAEA link ICTP link CEI link


fels of europe link LaserLab Europe link Leaps link lightsources.org link
wayforlight.eu link llogo sis fvg Trieste city of knowledge link  

European Territorial Cooperation programmes

interreg Italia-Austria link interreg Italia-Slovenia link    
Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 November 2023 12:01