Non-destructive synchrotron-based research provides unsurpassed information for industry

The Canadian Light Source offers innovative commercial research access, clear intellectual property policies, and scientists dedicated to working with industry.

We offer a unique-in-Canada service to companies: synchrotron- based measurement techniques such as X-ray absorption spectroscopy, X-ray photoelectron and Auger spectroscopies, scanning transmission X-ray microscopy, X-ray fluorescence, X-ray diffraction and infrared spectroscopy that can provide exceptional insight into industrial materials.

By increasing our understanding of chemical bonding and structure, we gain powerful insights into substances as varied as soils, mine wastes, catalysts, ores and minerals, biological tissues, functional foods and nutrient supplements, forensic evidence and manufactured materials such as metals, alloys, ceramics and polymers.

Contact one of our experts

Jeff Cutler
Chief Industrial Science Officer (Aerospace)
Ph: 306-657-3530 Fax: 306-657-3535

Jeff Warner
Industrial Science Manager 
Ph: 306-657-3803 Fax: 306-657-3535

Erika Bergen
Industrial Science Operations Coordinator (Quality Assurance, Purchased Access)
Ph: 306-657-3867 Fax: 306-657-3535

Denis Spasyuk
Industrial Scientist, MX Services
Ph: 306-657-3670 Fax: 306-657-3535

Jigang Zhou
Industrial Staff Scientist (Energy Storage)
Ph: 306-657-3587 Fax: 306-657-3535

Joel Reid
Industrial Staff Scientist (Materials)
Ph: 306-657-3854 Fax: 306-657-3535

Toby Bond
Industrial Science Associate (Energy Storage)
Ph: 306-657-3835 Fax: 306-657-3535


Discover our areas of expertise



  • Unique-in-Canada analytical services:
    • Advanced X-ray imaging
    • Non-destructive testing
    • In-situ investigations
    • Bulk and surface investigations
  • A strong team of accomplished scientists to work with you to develop scientific experiments that meet industry standards
  • A full range of access modes to suit your needs
  • Remote data collection from anywhere in the world
  • On-site data collection, taking advantage of Saskatoon’s central location
  • Mail-in service, where competent staff perform experiments for you
  • Expertise across the scientific spectrum
  • Leading-edge research and development
  • A trusted reputation

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