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8th International Workshop on Infrared Microscopy and Spectroscopy using Accelerator Based Sources

NSLS-II Facility Tour Information

Tour Date: Thursday, October 15, 2015

The tour of NSLS-II will start and end at the Hyatt Place East End Hotel. Tour sign-up is available during WIRMS 2015 Workshop Registration while space is available.

Important Notes

  • Guests must show an official photo ID to enter BNL (e.g., driver’s license, passport).
  • This tour will visit an active research facility.
  • Guests must wear long pants and flat, closed-toe shoes. Access may be restricted if proper attire is not worn.
  • NSLS-II is posted a Controlled Area*. As such, the Lab must issue guest TLDs (thermoluminescent dosimeters) for facility tours. Tour participants will be asked to complete the TLD Badge Sign-Out form at conference registration check-in. Tour access at NSLS-II may be restricted if guests do not complete these forms in their entirety.

*Because NSLS-II is an operating facility with an x-ray beam, it is now posted as a "Controlled Area" and we will need to issue you a TLD (thermoluminescent dosimeter) to wear while you're in the facility. The TLD measures radiation exposure; in Controlled Areas, over the course of a year, a person could receive a radiation dose of 25 to 100 millirem above the normal background dose Americans receive each year from natural radiation sources such as soil and cosmic rays (approximately 300 millirem). Remember that this dose is based on spending a full year in the Controlled Area. For a single visit, the estimated average dose would be less than a millirem.


Facility Description

National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II)

National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II)

NSLS-II is a state-of-the-art, 3 GeV electron storage ring designed to deliver world-leading intensity and brightness, and will produce x-rays more than 10,000 times brighter than the original NSLS. The facility offers scientific and industrial researchers an array of beamlines with x-ray, ultraviolet, and infrared light to enable discoveries in clean and affordable energy, high-temperature superconductivity, molecular electronics, and more.

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