The CLS is a critical tool for Canadian research and development, in sectors such as mining and energy, health and life sciences, and advanced manufacturing.

We are committed to being a leading centre of excellence in synchrotron science and its applications by promoting the use of synchrotron light, creating industrial partnerships and innovation, and engaging in scientific and educational outreach.

I hope what you find on our site will spark your interest in synchrotron-based research and we aim to provide you with the most up-to-date information on our scientific programs, operations, and services available to current and prospective academic and industrial users.

Please do not hesitate to contact any member of my team or me directly, if you have any questions.

I am committed to continuing to strengthen our capacity, our scientific programs, our industry engagement, and to maximize our impact of what is the brightest light in Canada… Stay tuned!

Rob Lamb


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