Diamond Brought to Life

Inside the Light Source

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Inside the UK's national synchrotron.

Diamond Light Source is the UK's national synchrotron facility. By accelerating electrons to near light-speed, Diamond generates brilliant beams of light from infra-red to X-rays which are used for academic and industry research.

This video tells the behind-the-scenes story of the installation of a key component in Diamond's 562m accelerator. Meet the engineers responsioble for bringing the giant machine to life.

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Location:
Didcot, UK
Published:
2013
Filmed:
2013
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Diamond Light Source

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Licence: © Diamond Light Source

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