MAX IV in a nutshell
The core activity of MAV IV Laboratory is to produce and deliver highly collimated x-ray beams to a portfolio of beamlines used by scientists in a wide variety of research fields. Electrons are shot through the accelerators, where they are brought to near-light-speed and guided in a precise manner by means of controlled electromagnetic fields.
Through a process of forced vibration, the electrons then produce x-ray beams which are delivered into several specialised experiement stations called beamlines. Here, a diverse number of experiments can occur, thanks to the brilliant light that MAX IV delivers.
Learn more about MAX IV under our About Us pages.