European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF)

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History

Established 10 Dec 1985, with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) by France, Germany FR, Italy, Spain and UK, the conceptual phase covering the period 1975-1980 and the pre-foundation phase 1980-1985. Previously also referred to in French as Source européenne de rayonnement synchrotron. The construction period started on 1 Jan 1988, based on a protocol, signed on 22 Dec 1987, by the 5 countries mentioned above, plus Switzerland and the 4 Nordic countries, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. A 'Convention concerning the construction and operation of a European Synchrotron Radiation Facility' signed 16 Dec 1988, Paris (France), by research ministers of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK, Switzerland, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden and Belgium. ESRF company (société civile) established 12 Jan 1989, according to French law. Representatives of the above mentioned 11 countries and of the Netherlands signed, 9 Dec 1991, a Protocol of accession by the latter to the ESRF Convention. First operation 1992. Official inauguration 30 Sep 1994. Previously also referred to in French as Installation européenne de rayonnement synchrotron.

Aims

Design, build, operate and develop a synchrotron radiation source and associated equipment for the use of scientific communities of contracting parties, and promote the use of this facility.

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Activities

Research and development; events/meetings.

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Languages

English.

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 9 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 22 countries
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Subjects *

  • Fundamental Sciences
    • Radiation
    • Atomic Physics

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

UIA Org ID

F2355

Last News Received

1. Oct 2018
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