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Dutch User organisation for Accelerator-based Light Sources (DUALIS)


The general mission of the Dutch User organisation for Accelerator-based Light Sources (DUALIS) is to strengthen the Dutch user community and its competitiveness for experiment time at international accelerator-based light sources including synchrotrons and free electron lasers (FELs). DUALIS aims to improve the information-exchange between users and council/committee members of these facilities. We will keep the Dutch user community informed of relevant developments via our newsletter (subscribe below) and bring the various involved parties together via user assembly meetings.

DUALIS is connected to the European facilities via ESUO, the European Synchrotron and FEL user organisation.

DUALIS @ NWO Physics 2023

Learn more about DUALIS – the Dutch User organisation for Accelerator-based Light Sources - during NWO Physics on Tuesday, April 5th at 16h.

In a focus session chaired by Elias Vlieg, Britta Redlich and Moniek Tromp will present the goals of DUALIS and links to, European initiatives ESUO and LEAPS, as well as the Dutch involvement in the ESRF and our national large-scale research infrastructures.

Two experienced, long-term users at FELIX and ESRF - Sandra Lang (Ulm University) and Giuseppe Portale (University of Groningen) showcase in their presentations distinct applications of infrared spectroscopic and X-ray scattering techniques.

The session concludes with an open panel discussion with the speakers and the audience in order to connect to the Dutch User Community and open the discussion platform for future needs.


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Contact & Newsletter

You can reach us by email: DUALIS@ru.nl


If you want to keep up-to-date with relevant information and upcoming events, please subscribe for our newsletter.

More information on the European synchrotrons and free electron lasers

Check the Way For Light entry point, with detailed data sheets, and LEAPS, the League of European Accelerator-based Photon Sources,  a strategic consortium initiated by the Directors of the Synchrotron Radiation and Free Electron Laser user facilities in Europe.


Prof. Britta Redlich
Radboud University
Experimental physics with Infrared and THz Radiation

moniek tromp
Prof. Moniek Tromp
University of Groningen
Materials Chemistry
Member of the Executive Board ESUO and NWO Domain Board Science


Prof. Elias Vlieg
Radboud University
Solid State Chemistry
Member of the ESRF Council