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Previous Hercules Sessions

HERCULES 2024 continued its high-quality scientific training in Grenoble and across other prestigious locations: ALBA, Spain; Elettra/Fermi, Italy; KIT, Germany; and SOLEIL, France.

Participants benefited greatly from a wide range of lectures covering diverse topics, along with hands-on practical sessions. They also enjoyed various social activities, enhancing both their learning experience and networking opportunities.

Click on the image below on the left to download the booklet 2024.

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Talk 2024  Goodbye 2024                                                              

After 3 online sessions, Hercules 2023 could luckily take place on-site, both in Grenoble and at our partner facilities: ALBA, DESY / European XFEL, Elettra / FERMI, and PSI.
Click on the image below on the left to download the booklet of the school.

         

             

   

The Hercules 2022 school took place fully online in Grenoble, as the previous year, due to the COVID-19 pandemia. While week 4 was also organised remotely at our partner facilities KIT and PSI, it could luckily be organised on site at SOLEIL and DESY/European XFEL. You can find below the booklet of the school (click on the image to download it).

 

The Hercules 2021 school took place fully online, due to the COVID-19 pandemia. You can find below the booklet of the school (click on the image to download it) as well as the group photographs that were taken on Zoom during the last day of the school. Most of our partner facilities also contributed to this online school and fully organised week 4: the students were split in four groups, each of them following one of the programmes given by: ALBA + European XFEL, Elettra/FERMI, SLS/SINQ, and KIT + European XFEL.

 

         

                                                                        

                                                                           

 

 

The Hercules 2020 school started on site, but had to be re-organised after 2 weeks, due to the start of the pandemia. You can find below the booklet of the school (click on the image to download it) as well as the group photograph that was taken during the second week next to Maison des Magistères, where the lectures took place.

 

           

 

The Hercules 2019 school took place on site. Due to the ESRF shutdown, the students were split in 3 groups, each of them travelling to 2 different partner large scale facilities for 2 weeks in total, among the 5 weeks of the school:

  • Group 1: ALBA then SOLEIL and Laboratoire Léon Brillouin (LLB),
  • Group 2: Elettra / FERMI then DESY and European XFEL,
  • Group 3: PSI then KIT light source.

You can find below the general booklet of the school, as well as the Daily information booklets for each session, containing more details about the practicals in the second part (click on the images to download the corresponding booklet).