Synchrotron Radiation Day
(Riga, May 16, 2008)


Organized by
EXAFS Spectroscopy Laboratory
of the Institute of Solid State Physics University of Latvia


The Workshop "Synchrotron Radiation Day" will be dedicated to the information exchange and establishing of collaboration between Latvian and Sweedish researchers in the field of Synchrotron Radiation and related activities.

We invite the researchers from all Latvian institutions, working in the fields of physics, chemistry and biology, to participate in this event.

The Workshop will introduce into the state-of-the-art in Synchrotron Radiation research at the MAX-lab (Lund, Sweden), a Swedish national laboratory, and Institute of Solid State Physics of the University of Latvia (Riga, Latvia).


The Workshop will be held on May 16, 2008 at the Institute of Solid State Physics (ISSP) of the University of Latvia (Kengaraga street 8, Riga, Latvia).

Here you can find an information on how to reach the ISSP from the city center, possible accomodation, maps, wheather conditions and some photos of Riga.


9:30        Welcome address
Prof. Andris Sternbergs
9:40-10:00 Synchrotron radiation and research infrastructure in Europe and Sweden
Prof. Ulf Karlsson, KTH, Stockholm
10:00-10:45 The MAX-IV project
Prof. Nils Mårtensson, Director of MAX-lab, Lund
10:45-11:00 Short break
11:00-11:45 NANO and Material Science at MAX-IV
Prof. Åke Kvick, MAX-lab, Lund
11:45-12:00 Summary

Useful Documents and Links


Dr. Juris PURANS (
Dr. Alexei KUZMIN (
Tel: (+371) 67251691

Download the Workshop Poster.

Last updated 29/04/2008.