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

ultrafast optical spin injection in silicon
unique vibrational properties of carbon atomic wires revealed
Non-linear processes
intense x-ray radiation changes how light and matter interact
Layered cathodes
correlation between structure and electrochemical behavior


What's New

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
CERIC-ERIC news: SISSI involved in the Stradivarius study
Elettra’s delegation at the LEAPS 5th Plenary Meeting at PSI
Visit CO.DI.G.E.R.
Way for Light Project at the ICRI 2022 side event
IUVS research results among Nature Communications' Highlights
Visit of the participants to the 'Joint ICTP-IAEA Advanced Workshop on Future Trends in Multidisciplinary Ion Beam Analysis'


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 Preparation / T-REX) 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 Monday, 28 November 2022 14:06