Synchrotron Applications

Energy - Developing new materials and catalysts for fuel production 

Environment - Understanding toxic byproducts of combustion, pollution in the environment, and developing techniques for remediation 

Manufacturing - understanding crystallization and transformations in 3D printed metallic structures

Medical / Biomedical - Understanding the origin of disease and developing new drugs for more-effective radiation therapy - a project with LSU Medical Physics and the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center

Microfabrication - Developing the new micromachines of the future


Excellence in Science and Engineering Research -
Training the next generation of science, technology and engineering talent for Louisiana

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This plain-language brochure describes synchrotron studies at CAMD including our research, support of economic development, and outreach activities.

CAMD Brochure