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The synchrotron SOLEIL

L'Orme des Merisiers Saint-Aubin - BP 48
L’Orme des Merisiers

The synchrotron SOLEIL is a national french large scale facility providing infrastructures to any research teams that study materials in order to find out more about their structure and properties. It is a joint national Laboratory between CNRS (French National Center for Scientific Research) and CEA (French Atomic Energy Commission).The experimental programme foresees the availability of 26 beamlines with an average of 2,000 users per year in a large variety of scientific fundamental and applied fields of research in physics,chemistry, biology, medicin, environment, nanotechnology and fine arts or heritage objects.