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

Ni3Sn4 compound enables hydrogen production from methanol
operando spectroscopy probes new cathode material during charge
ultrafast carrier dynamics in magnetic heterostructures
Ferromagnetic surfaces
enhancing electron correlation by oxygen adsorption


What's New

The synchrotron school Hercules 2023 back in presence at Elettra
The 'chiral' state of molecules photographed for the first time on an atomic scale
Chergui's CHIRAX project at Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste is one of the ERC-AdG grants just assigned in Italy
Meeting with M. Lainscak of the Slovenian Research Agency and CERIC-ERIC.
Students of the Vasa International School in an educational programme at Elettra
Visit of the new Prefect of Trieste
Workshop at HZB: Elettra brings its 10 years of experience in the quality management model
Participants of the Master in Science Communication by SISSA at Elettra
Technical visit to Elettra for the IMPRESS project kick-off meeting
Visit of the participants to the '2023 ICTP Winter College on Optics: Teraherz Optics and Photonics'

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 Saturday, 01 April 2023 08:23