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Synchrotron covered with concrete slabs

22.02.2018
In March 2015, the synchrotron tunnel was covered with 180 concrete slabs. Each slab weighs from three to five tons - depending on the size and concrete from which it was made.

Electron beam at the end of the linear accelerator

22.02.2018
In February 2015, SOLARIS physicists managed to send an electron beam through the entire linear accelerator.

The first electrons in the SOLARIS synchrotron

22.02.2018
In December 2014, the SOLARIS synchrotron RF gun produced the first electrons. The gun is the place where electrons begin their life. Then they make their way to the linear accelerator, where they are accelerated nearly to the speed of light.

Installation of the vacuum system

22.02.2018
On 17 June 2014, experts from the National Centre for Nuclear Research in Świerk and the SOLARIS team started the assembly of the SOLARIS synchrotron vacuum system. The linear accelerator will be assembled in the first place.

Installation works starts at the SOLARIS building

22.02.2018
At the beginning of May 2014, the building was officially handed over to the SOLARIS team officially from the contractor, Łęgprzem. This is an important moment because the installation works and deliveries of parts and equipment necessary for the assembly of the synchrotron can intensify now.