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October 11, 2018
Everything you’ve always wanted to know about Alba synchrotron
The ALBA Synchrotron has published its annual report. This document covers the most remarkable activities of 2017, a selection of scientific highlights, technology reviews and facts & figures of the facility last year.
 
At page 8, we read:
Alba in brief:
• User operations started in 2012 • 3 GeV 150 mA Top-Up operations with a current variation lower than 1% • 5900h of operation with 4650h user time - 98% availability • 21 M€ operation budget in 2017 • Proposals have increased from about 200 in 2012 to almost 400 in 2017. Average overboooking factor: 2 • User affiliation: 65% national, 30% European, 5% non-European • Eight beamlines in operation, three under construction, one under design and three pending approval”

To learn more about Alba: 110 other pages available here.
 

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