Diamond Light Source

Diamond Lightsource episode

Mon, 23rd Jan 2012

Day to Day Diamond

Engineering Synchrotrons (c)

This month, we step inside to explore what, and who, it takes to run the synchrotron. We meet the people that keep the electrons accelerating to produce light beams 100 billion times brighter than the Sun, every day! We explore the health and safety needed when working with high levels of radiation, the equipment used to ensure every inch of the machine runs smoothly and the industries using Diamond to produce our everyday products. Plus, we hear how the facility is run from the top down as well as bring you the latest news and events from Diamond!

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  • Technicians at the Synchrotron

    Paul Amos explains how when working with small particles and high levels of radiation, the materials, machines and equipment are tightly controlled...

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