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

Attosecond science
overcoming fluctuations by correlation
Structural biology
shedding light on glycogen metabolism in brain
2D-3D hybrid nanomaterials
graphene coated nickel foams for hydrogen storage
Ultrafast spectroscopy
complex dynamics of a ring-opening reaction


What's New

The potential and benefits of SIRIUS Brazil in a webinar given by Harry Westfahl Jr. in Elettra
The Area Science Park STC on a quick visit
Johanna Leissner from Fraunhofer welcomed in Elettra
Ambassador of Israel to Italy visits Elettra
The hidden secrets of Stradivari's violins in the ACS Webinars
Elettra in the November 2022 Platinum issue
Elettra on Newton in 'Luci della Ricerca’
Elettra and Paul Scherrer Institut Workshop
Elettra’s researchers at the CONTACT-Science@CERIC 2022 workshop
New drugs against COVID discovered thanks to measurements on IUVS

14th International Particle
Accelerator Conference logo
07 - 12 / 05, 2023 | Venice, Italy
14th International Particle Accelerator Conference
LEAPS Meets Life Sciences Conference logo
14 - 19 / 05, 2023 | Isola d’Elba - Italy
LEAPS Meets Life Sciences Conference


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 (Shutdown) 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 (Shutdown) 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 Trieste city of knowledge link    

European Territorial Cooperation programmes

interreg Italia-Austria link interreg Italia-Slovenia link    
Last Updated on Thursday, 02 February 2023 22:04