UK FEL - Town Meeting - July 16th 2019
21 May 2019





You are cordially invited to a Town Meeting at the Royal Society, London on July 16th 2019 for the launch of the update to the Scientific Case for a potential UK Free Electron Laser (FEL). The meeting is being hosted by the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), part of UK Research and Innovation. The update is being led by Professor Jon Marangos, Imperial College.

For more information on the update to the Science Case for a UK FEL, please click here


Registation for this event closed on the 8th July.

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The meeting will be held at the Royal Society, London. More information, including transport links, can be found here

Royal Society
6-9 Carlton House Terrace
London SW1Y 5AG


A final agenda is available here

All of the talks from the event will be made available below:

John Collier - "Welcome and the STFC context"

Jon Marangos - "Introduction to the 2019/20 UK XFEL Science Case Project"

Massimo Altarelli - "X-ray FEL Science: The International Perspective"

Ian Robinson - "Opportunities for advanced materials and nanotechnology"

Justin Wark - "Opportunities for high energy density science"

Phillippe Wernet - "New opportunities for chemical sciences at current and future x-ray free-electron lasers"

Dan Eakins - "Opportunities in engineering materials"

Allen M. Orville - "Enabling Tools for the Era of Dynamic Structural Biology: ‘yes, please – all of the above’"

Jasper van Thor - "Opportunities in biomolecular dynamics"

Jim Clarke - "The shape of FELs to come"

Contact: Green, James (STFC,RAL,CLF)