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Taiwan unveils new synchrotron


Competitive activities around the globe to develop the world's brightest synchrotron light source have accelerated in recent years. Taiwanese scientists now aspire to be at the top of the list with the recently constructed Taiwan Photon Source.

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Figure 1: The National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center (NSRRC) is located in the west corner of Hsinchu Science Park, about 70 km south of Taipei.


Figure 2: The landscape of various synchrotrons around the world in terms of physical size (the circumference of the electron storage ring) and the emittance of the electron beam.


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Correspondence to Noriaki Horiuchi.

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Horiuchi, N. Taiwan unveils new synchrotron. Nature Photon 9, 292–293 (2015).

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