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Green light for MAX IV

Lund, Sweden | Posted on October 25th, 2008

The Swedish government today gave the green light for the MAX IV synchrotron light facility, that will be the world's most brilliant synchrotron light source for materials science and life science.



In the Swedish government's research bill for 2009-2012, that was presented today by the Minister of Research Lars Leijonborg, the building of MAX IV is seen as urgent, as it will be important for many scientific areas of strategic interest.



- It is very positive news that MAX IV is one of the most important parts in the government's new strategy for research and innovation. We send our warmest congratulations to MAX-lab!, says Colin Carlile, Director for ESS Scandinavia.

- MAX-lab has developed a technology that will be truly world-leading, and make science possible that is not possible today.

- It is also very good news for ESS Scandinavia, since ESS and MAX IV will be two world-leading tools for materials and life scientists. As seen in several places around the world, synchrotron light and neutrons are the perfect pair, making complementary research results possible. Building the MAX IV and the ESS side by side will be highly beneficial for European science.

- This is therefore a confirmation that ESS, if built in Lund in Sweden will offer unique technological and scientific qualities, not matched by the two other sites competing for the ESS, Bilbao in Sthe Basque region of Spain and Debrecen in Hungary.

Synchrotron light, as used in MAX-lab, and neutrons, as will be used in the ESS, are seen as two complementary analyzing techniques for scientists within a large array of disciplines, for example chemistry, structural biology, and physics, with applications within energy and environmental technology, pharmaceuticals, nano technology and materials research.

The government's research bill is the largest funding increase ever for Swedish research, and the largest reform made by this government.



ESS Scandinavia congratulates MAX-lab!

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About European Spallation Source
European Spallation Source (ESS) will, if realised, be the premier neutron source in the world and provide scientists with unique and powerful neutron scattering tools for studying the properties of materials and molecules – knowledge which is essential for growth in strategic areas such as nanotechnology, hardware for information technology, energy technology and life science and biotechnology. The scientific and technical case of the ESS has since 1993 been developed by the ESS-Council, an organisation formed by 18 large laboratories in 11 European countries.

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Contacts:
Stora Algatan 4
223 50 LUND
Sweden
info[at]esss.se
Fax: +46 (0) 46 222 8314

Colin Carlile
Director for ESS Scandinavia
Phone/Mobil: +46 (0)46 222 8302
SMS/MMS: +46 (0)761 33 33 99
Colin.Carlile[at]esss.se

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