CEO Rob Lamb

Welcome to the Canadian Light Source, the brightest light in Canada.

The CLS is a national research facility, one of the largest science projects in Canada’s history, and a critical tool for Canadian research and development.

More than 1,000 academic, government and industry scientists from around the world use us every year, developing innovative solutions in health, agriculture, environment, and advanced materials.

I hope what you find on our website will spark your interest in light source-enabled research. Our aim is to provide you with the most up-to-date information on our scientific programs, operations, and services available to current and prospective clients.

Please do not hesitate to contact any member of my team or me directly, if you have any questions or would like to explore further how CLS can advance your research or R&D goals.

We are committed to strengthening our capacity, our scientific programs, and our industry engagement, to maximize the impact of the brightest light in Canada.

Rob Lamb


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