Landmark ANSTO research infrastructure producing an intense light source - x-rays and infrared radiation - to change the way we live.

The Australian Synchrotron is a landmark ANSTO research infrastructure that uses accelerator technology to produce a powerful light source - x-rays and infrared radiation - a million times brighter than the sun. The facility has ten different experimental stations, or beamlines, which harness the light so researchers can see the fundamental structure and composition of materials, on scales ranging

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Dr Michelle Jones Lennon works at ANSTO’s Australian Synchrotron leading the construction of eight new beamlines, Project BRIGHT, a major engineering project that will greatly increase the capacity and output of research using powerful synchrotron light.

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