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The European Photon and Neutron (EPN) Science Campus

The EPN Science Campus, created in 2010, gathers fours institutes: The European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF), the Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL), the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) and the Institut de Biologie Structurale (IBS).

Noticeably, the ESRF and the ILL are two large facilities.

The ILL being the a neutron generator to sudy matter. It has the most powerful neutron flux in the world. 

The ESRF is historically the fist third-generation synchrotron. It generates X-rays to study matter. After important upgrades, it is, since the 26th of August 2020 the first fourth-generation synchrotron in activity called EBS-ESRF (Extremelly Brilliant Source ESRF) and thus the most powerful synchrotron in the world.

Overview of the EPN science campus

EPN science campus map





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