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Our area is the use of high energy X-rays in materials research and development. CeXS is the academic host of the Swedish Material Science beamline at PETRA III.

About CeXS


'Live' meetings are happening soon!

Book your place for hands-on courses and in-person events. First come, first served.

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Briefing on 1 Sept

CeXS invite researchers to a briefing concerning the Swedish Research Council’s bi-annual infrastructure inventory update (6 Oct deadline). The inven...

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Call for PETRA III beam time proposals

Proposals for Jan-Jul 2022. Deadline 1 Sept.

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Apply for access to PETRA III

Privileged access to high energy X-rays is open to Swedish universities, research organisations and companies for open research. Applications are made twice a year, during the spring and autumn. Companies can also apply for paid access at any time.

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Impact stories

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High energy X-rays reveal the resistance of steel to embrittlement

The high energy X-rays at the Swedish Material Science beamline make it possible to see what’s happening within steels, in real-time, also in environm...

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