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.

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What's New

ICTP-IAEA Workshop on Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Radiocarbon Dating for Heritage and Forensic Sciences
P4EU network annual meeting for the first time in Italy
15 PhD Students of the Destiny Doctorate Programme trained at Elettra
Inaugurated OptImaTo, Pierre Thibault's new laboratory
Elettra on Nòva 24 of Il Sole 24 ORE
Elettra co-host of the IPAC'23 conference in Venice
Prof. Belhocine of the African Union visiting Elettra
Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste in the Italian Tech insert of La Repubblica
Art and Science: Elettra in MAECI's "We Love Science" project
100 anni del CNR, rinnovato l’Accordo Quadro con Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste


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 (Machine 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 (Users Shifts / TeraFERMI, EIS-TIMER) 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 Wednesday, 31 May 2023 09:47