The Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS) is responsible for the operation of the only synchrotron light source in Latin America, which allows the execution of experiments in various techniques of microscopic analysis of the matter using infrared, ultraviolet and X-ray radiation. news from LNLS. Check out the recent news from LNLS.

April 3rd, 2017

The prize is awarded to theses that have contributed significantly to the advancement of knowledge of nature and its properties.

LNLS researcher Ingrid David Barcelos was awarded by the Brazilian Society of Physics (SBF) with the "Professor José Leite Lopes Award for Best Doctoral Thesis of 2015" for her thesis entitled "Study of structural and optical properties of heterostructures formed by two-dimensional materials ".

March 3rd, 2017

Research proposals are submitted through the SAU Online portal

Call for Proposals is open for the LNLS beamlines (see list below).

Submission period: March 01st to 31st, 2017. BeamtimeSecond Semester 2017.

Research proposals are submitted through the SAU Online portal. Learn more about the Submission process here.

February 2nd, 2017

The School will be composed by theoretical and practical classes, provided by LNLS researchers from July 10 to 21st.

The registrations to the “Brazilian Synchrotron School: Fundamentals and Applications” are now open. The event will be held from July 10 to 21st 2017, at the Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM), in Campinas. Promoted by the Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS), the School will comprehend basic concepts of synchrotron light production and properties, specific techniques based on synchrotron light and future technologies to be incorporated in the light sources field.

December 13th, 2016

Companies from São Paulo were selected for the construction of components of Sirius, the new Brazilian synchrotron light source

The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and the Funding Authority for Studies and Projects (Finep) have just announced 11 new projects that will receive support for the development of products, processes and services for Sirius, the new Brazilian Synchrotron Light Source, under construction on the CNPEM (Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials), in Campinas, Brazil. The proposals selected in this second phase of the so-called Sirius Challenges will receive resources of up to R$ 1.5 million (each) through the PIPE/PAPPE Program for Economic Subsidy, and have a deadline of 24 months to be developed.

October 24th, 2016

A new high-dynamics DCM is under development at the LNLS

October 11th, 2016

The meeting was attended by 134 delegates, in August 24th and 25th, 2016 at the CNPEM Campus.

The 26th RAU (LNLS' Annual Users Meeting) was held in August 24th and 25th, 2016 at the CNPEM Campus in Campinas, Brazil. The meeting was attended by 134 delegates in total, among which, 26 originated from foreign institutions and/or companies, representing 8 different countries (Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Italy, Sweden, Switzerland, United States), and 108 delegates were from Brazil.

January 8th, 2016

Article described the activities developed during the course, which happened at LNLS in July 2015

The December edition of the magazine Synchrotron Radiation News (SRN) brought an article concerning the São Paulo School of Advanced Sciences (ESPCA) on Recent Developments in Synchrotron Radiation (Synclight 2015), promoted by the LNLS between July 13th and 24th of 2015, at the campus of CNPEM.

November 20th, 2015

FAPESP and FINEP are selecting proposals of companies interested in developing components for the new light source

The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and the Funding Authority for Studies and Projects (Finep) postponed until February 5th, 2016, the deadline for submitting proposals in order to participate in the public selection of companies based on São Paulo State which are interested in participating in the development of Sirius, the new Brazilian synchrotron light source.

October 23rd, 2015

The work is about the investigation into heterogeneous catalysis for obtaining Ethylene Glycol.

Glauco Ferro Leal, a PhD student carrying out his research at the LNLS under supervision of Dr. Cristiane B. Rodella and Prof. Antonio Aprigio da Silva Curvelo, received the Professor Arikerne Sucupira Award in the V Meeting of the Brazilian School for Green Chemistry, given to the best poster presentation by a graduate student.

September 18th, 2015

Proposal submission should be done until September 30th through the new portal

We are proud to announce the launching of a new portal for CNPEM users – SAU Online, initially released for LNLS beamlines users. Starting from the next proposal submission period, SAU Online will become the privileged interface between the LNLS management and the synchrotron user community.