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A SOFT X-RAY MAGNETIC CIRCULAR DICHROISM STUDY OF FERROMAGNETIC SrRuO3

Using the brilliant soft x-rays from the BOREAS beamline, a group of international researchers from Korea, Taiwan, Japan, Germany, Italy and Spain have studied the magnetic properties of SrRuO3. These results - recently published in Physical Review B - give important insights into the magnetic characteristics of Ru which may have impact on the technical development of more efficient storage devices.

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MEASURING SESAME MAGNETS

ALBA is testing the bending magnets to be installed at the storage ring of SESAME, the synchrotron facility that is being built in the Middle East.

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NEW VIEWPORT DESIGN COMPATIBLE WITH HIGH VACUUM

A team of ALBA engineers in collaboration with the Centro de Láseres Pulsados Ultracortos Ultraintensos (CLPU) have developed a new design of viewport compatible with high vacuum that can be adapted to a laser compressor chamber.

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X-RAYS PROVE THE EFFICACY OF A PROTEIN WITH POTENTIAL TO INHIBIT HIV-1

Using hard X-rays of the ALBA Synchrotron, a group of researchers have solved the crystal structure of rationally designed single-chain protein constructs that can prevent HIV-1 infection.

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RESEARCHERS CREATE ARTIFICIAL METHANE HYDRATES

X-ray diffraction experiments were performed at the MSPD beamline of the ALBA Synchrotron. Results have been published recently in Nature Communications scientific journal.

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