1-2 GeV synchrotron radiation facility at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory

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The Advanced Light Source (ALS), a dedicated synchrotron radiation facility optimized to generate soft x-ray and vacuum ultraviole (XUV) light using magnetic insertion devices, was proposed by the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory in 1982. It consists of a 1.3-GeV injection system, an electron storage ring optimized at 1.3 GeV (with the capability of 1.9-GeV operation), and a number of photon beamlines emanating from twelve 6-meter-long straight sections, as shown in Fig. 1. In addition, 24 bending-magnet ports will be avialable for development. The ALS was conceived as a research tool whose range and power would stimulate fundamentally new research in fields ... continued below

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Berkner, K.H. October 1, 1985.

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The Advanced Light Source (ALS), a dedicated synchrotron radiation facility optimized to generate soft x-ray and vacuum ultraviole (XUV) light using magnetic insertion devices, was proposed by the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory in 1982. It consists of a 1.3-GeV injection system, an electron storage ring optimized at 1.3 GeV (with the capability of 1.9-GeV operation), and a number of photon beamlines emanating from twelve 6-meter-long straight sections, as shown in Fig. 1. In addition, 24 bending-magnet ports will be avialable for development. The ALS was conceived as a research tool whose range and power would stimulate fundamentally new research in fields from biology to materials science (1-4). The conceptual design and associated cost estimate for the ALS have been completed and reviewed by the US Department of Energy (DOE), but preliminary design activities have not yet begun. The focus in this paper is on the history of the ALS as an example of how a technical construction project was conceived, designed, proposed, and validated within the framwork of a national laboratory funded largely by the DOE.

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  • Workshop on the construction and commissioning of dedicated synchrotron radiation facilities, Upton, NY, USA, 16 Oct 1985

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  • Other: DE86015194
  • Report No.: LBL-20426
  • Report No.: CONF-8510357-1
  • Grant Number: AC03-76SF00098
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5280679
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1070541

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Berkner, K.H. 1-2 GeV synchrotron radiation facility at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, article, October 1, 1985; [Berkeley,] California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1070541/: accessed November 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.