Mantis shrimp specimen used for the experiment carried out at DanMAX (Thorbjørn Christensen,12/10/2021) Mantis shrimp, or stomatopods, intrigue humans due to their beauty but also fierce predatory behavior. While some species of mantis shrimp have a limb that resembles a spear to pierce through their prey, others such as the peacock mantis shrimp, instead possess
Are you an industry R&D leader or researcher with an interest in the latest developments within Big Science? On November 3rd 2021 you are welcome to join the online event Virtual Characterisation Day – Big Science, organised by danish company FORCE Technology. Listen to a field of experts – one of them being MAX IV’s
MAX IV Laboratory, together with Science for Life Laboratory (SciLifeLab) and the European Spallation Source ERIC (ESS), form the joint Science Hub InfraLife, Infra Access for Life Science Sweden. Recently launched, InfraLife supports Sweden’s national investments in large-scale research infrastructure through dynamic facilitation and access to cutting-edge technology, data science, and active industry-enabling collaboration, outreach,
2019 was a landmark year for MAX IV Laboratory. Continuing the long-standing tradition of delivering innovative technical instruments and capabilities for x-ray science to the research community since MAX-lab was inaugurated in 1987, MAX IV broke new ground by opening five new beamlines to users, and bringing three more into the commissioning phase for
Just before lunch 2 June 2020 the Danish beamline DanMAX saw first light. Representatives from DTU, Aarhus University and the University of Copenhagen followed the process online. It was a happy beamline team that could share this moment and as Mads Ry Vogel Jørgensen, project manager diffraction, so adequately describes it it’s several years
Image: participants at the MAX IV User Meeting gathered for the opening plenary session at the Scandic Star hotel in Lund. LUND—MAX IV hosted the 31st User Meeting at the Scandic Star hotel from 23-25 September. The theme this year was Developing MAX IV: with the users, for the users. Over 300 scientists, researchers,
The construction of the DanMAX beamline is well underway and the undulator was recently moved into the accelerator tunnel. See previous news on the progress of DanMAX here. The DanMAX team decided to put a GoPro camera on it to experience the ride from its own point of view.
After working together with FMB Oxford (https://www.fmb-oxford.com) we are happy to announce that the final design of the X-ray optics components has been approved. The next step is now manufacturing and assembly of the various components FMB Oxford factory. When the units are ready they are tested at the factory. Pending succesfull tests they will
Recently, huge forklifts have been making their way through the experiment hall transporting the heavy lead walls that are making up the experiment and optics hutches for one of MAX IV’s highest energy beamlines. DanMAX is under construction and the beamline team is expecting to receive its first users around early 2020, says one
The contract for the X-ray optics for the beamline was awarded to FMB Oxford Ltd. FMBO will deliver all of the optical components in the beamline and parts of the radiation safety equipment. The preliminary design is ongoing and the components will be delivered in the fall of 2019.