synchrotron radiation facilities

Your goal for this topic is to understand the basics about synchrotron radiation: What is it? How is it produced? What can you do with it? More specifically: there is a form at the bottom of this page. It contains several concepts and questions. Try to answer these, as good as you can. If you feel confident about the correctness of your answers, you’re done with this page.

In order to give you the necessary knowledge/content to answer these questions, a diverse set of resources is given to you. You do not need to watch or read all of it. Browse through, and zoom in onto the resources you find most useful or relevant to you, until your knowledge is to the level at which you can answer confidently to the questions in the form at the bottom of the page.

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If there is a concept or question on which you get stuck, then please describe your problem in the form (as a substitute of an actual answer). You may also add your question on the discussion forum of this chapter.

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Expected time: 60 minutes (report)