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What is Syncrotron Light?
Synchrotron light is an electromagnetic radiation generated by electron accelerators, carried through micrometrically collimated beams selected according to their wavelengths, and transmitted through a beamline to the utilisation and measurement stations.
Synchrotron light has unique characteristics of intensity and coherence that can reveal otherwise inaccessible details of materials, allow their manipulation and provide information in multiple fields of study including electronics, environmental sciences, materials engineering, medicine, and micro and nanotechnologies.

 

What is Elettra Laboratory?
Elettra-Sincrotrone Trieste S.C.p.A. is a multidisciplinary international centre of excellence, specialised in the production of synchrotron light and its application to the study of matter in its various physical states - solid, liquid and gas.

 

What is ILO?
The Industrial Liaison Office (ILO) promotes the Technology Transfer, the use of the entire range of skills, technological abilities and products to industry, offering high value services to support the development of products and processes.

 

What is the procedure for a company requiring services and consultancy from Elettra-Sincrotrone Trieste S.C.p.A. ?
An informal request should be sent to the ILO, containing a description of the technological problem for which the company is seeking a solution. It can be sent by post, or by e-mail to: ilo@elettra.eu
Few simple steps will follow:
• ILO will analyse the request and identify an expert in the discipline most relevant to the company's requirements.
• ILO will immediately contact the company to discuss possible solutions.
• If preliminary tests are necessary, they will be performed by Elettra-Sincrotrone Trieste S.C.p.A. free of charge.

 

What happens in case of contract agreement?
• Without further formality, the customer will be included in the work schedules of Elettra-Sincrotrone Trieste S.C.p.A.
• Test results will be promptly analysed and communicated to the customer.

 

Are services and consultant activities for industry confidential ?
Elettra-Sincrotrone Trieste S.C.p.A. guarantees that all activities performed at customer request will remain confidential, and that the results will not be published in any form nor disclosed and communicated to third parties, but will remain the property of the customer.