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Programme outside Grenoble

This page gives an overview of the programmes in our partner facilities:
ALBA, DESY / European XFEL, Elettra / FERMI, KIT, PSI (SLS and SINQ), and SOLEIL.

To have more details about the list of lectures at each facility, see pages 32 - 55 in the booklet for Hercules 2019.
Concerning the practicals and tutorials, see the daily information booklets for Hercules 2019, Session A (p. 36 - 41) or Session B (p. 32 - 37).
You may also have a look at the dedicated webpage that some of our partners produced (links given below).

Please note that both the lectures and the practicals / tutorials usually differ from one Hercules annual session to the other.

 

ALBA, Barcelona, Spain
 


The week in ALBA synchrotron consists of:

  • 1 day of lectures,
  • a visit of ALBA,
  • 3 days of practicals and tutorials
  • 1 day of work group (preparation then presentation of an experimental report) and one-to-one meetings with ALBA researchers


DESY & European XFEL, Hamburg, Germany

 

The week in DESY synchrotron and European XFEL consists of:

  • a half day of lectures
  • visits of PETRA III, FLASH, and European XFEL
  • one and a half days of practicals at DESY
  • 2 days of practicals / tutorials at European XFEL
  • 1 day of group work (preparation and presentation of reports on specific parts of the training)


Elettra / FERMI, Trieste, Italy

 

The week in Elettra synchrotron and FERMI XFEL consists of:

  • one and a half days of lectures
  • visits of FERMI experimental hall, FERMI/Elettra control room, and Labs at Elettra
  • one and a half days of practicals / tutorials at Elettra/FERMI
  • one and a half days of group work (preparation and presentation of reports on the training) and one-to-one meetings with Elettra/FERMI researchers

More information, concerning the Hercules 2021 session in Trieste: click here

 

KIT, Karlsruhe, Germany


The week in KIT light source consists of:

  • a half day of lectures
  • a half day of practical at KARA, FLUTE, MFE lab or UHV lab
  • 4 days of practicals at KIT light source

 

PSI, Villigen, Switzerland

 

The week at PSI consists of:

  • one and a half days of lectures
  • visits of Swiss Light Source (SLS), SwissFEL, Swiss Muon source, Center for Proton Therapy, and Neutron Spallation Source SINQ
  • 2 days of practicals at SLS
  • 1 day of group work (preparation and presentation of reports on the practicals)

 

SOLEIL Synchrotron, saint-Aubin, France

 

The week at Synchrotron SOLEIL consists of:

  • one and a half days of lectures
  • 2 days of practicals at SOLEIL
  • one and a half days of group work (data analysis, preparation and presentation of reports on the practicals, evaluation meeting)