SPring-8, the large synchrotron radiation facility

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Light Sources and Optics

Synchrotron radiation (SR) is light (electromagnetic wave) emitted by electrons moving in magnetic fields. SPring-8 is a facility for experiments with SR as a scientific probe. There are two kinds of SR sources: a bending magnet, which provides a uniform magnetic field, and an insertion device, which uses a spatially periodic magnetic field. The characteristics of radiation from the two sources are considerably different, thus it is important to know the characteristis of radiation for effective experiments using SR.

Synchrotron Radiation Calculation Code SPECTRA
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