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

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What's New

Elettra Showcases Expertise and Innovations at IPAC'24 in Nashville
EWEG/2D’24 workshop jointly organized by Elettra and CNR-ISC
Visit to Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste by Austrian Minister of Education, Science and Research Martin Polaschek
The 44th SESAME Council Meeting hosted in Trieste
A video wraps up the last four years of the INTERfaces project
I.S.I.S. ‘Malignani’ students from Udine visit Elettra
MADYCS'24 Workshop has successfully closed
Prof. Thomas Feurer from European XFEL visits FERMI and Elettra
Participants of the Master in Science Communication 2024 by SISSA at Elettra
Women in Science for the Developing World 2024 at Elettra

EMLG-JMLG Annual Meeting 2024 Structure and Dynamics of Hydrogen bonded Systems logo
08 - 13 / 09, 2024 | ICTP, Trieste, Italy
EMLG-JMLG Annual Meeting 2024 Structure and Dynamics of Hydrogen bonded Systems
Pathogen-Ri Conference logo
11 - 13 / 11, 2024 | Trieste - Italy
Pathogen-Ri Conference

Upcoming Seminars

Seminars archive
Wed 19 Jun, at 10:00 - Seminar Room T1
Anna Sandak (InnoRenew CoE, Slovenia)
Fri 21 Jun, at 15:00 - Seminar Room T1
Alessandra Del Giudice (Department of Chemistry, Sapienza University of Rome)
Wed 26 Jun, at 11:00 - Seminar Room T1
Zhi-Xun Shen (Departments of Physics and Applied Physics Stanford University Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy Sciences SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory )


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 (u24) 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 Research Activities

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, 12 June 2024 10:37