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February 2010

Building NYS Business Opportunities

Figure 1

After learning that no U.S. companies are able to manufacture a particular type of synchrotron mirror, a group of researchers from Brookhaven, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and R. Browning Consultants reaches out to a New-York-based company. The group worked with Optimax, which specializes in optics for cameras and telescopes, to produce the mirror for a new microscope at NSLS. 

First Steel Arrives for NSLS-II Ring Building

Figure 2

The first shipment of steel beams dedicated for the NSLS-II ring building arrives at the construction site, starting the assembly of the interior skeleton of the ring building.