The following science pages will show how X-rays have become a mainstream tool for examining the structure and function of our material world, with an eye towards designing new materials, solving technological problems, and even curing diseases.
CHESS users come from around the world and represent both academic and corporate communities.
CHESS has proposed that the NSF support a “sub-facility” at CHESS. This allows other federal and state agencies, private foundations, academic institutions, and private industry to become partners with CHESS.
With a strong commitment to education, CHESS provides experiences to students, educators and the public that make science familiar and accessible.
The Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source is a high-intensity X-ray source which provides our users state-of-the-art synchrotron radiation facilities for research in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Environmental and Materials Sciences.
The CHESS Users’ Meeting will be online and the registration is free. Registered participants will be provided access to the online sessions and be added to the CHESS mailing list for regular facility updates.
Three workshops are part the 2021 CHESS Users' Meeting.
Registered CHESS Users Meeting participants can join any of the three workshops.
The virtual poster slam and poster session took place on June 8th, 2021, consisting of three elements: A poster slam, poster presentations in parallel poster sessions, and poster postings on the CH
The 2021 CHESS Users' Meeting will take place on June 8, 2021 as a virtual meeting with plenary sessions, poster sessions and workshops held online and accessible for participants remotely.
At the CHESS Users' Meeting, we recognize the best student paper and outstanding poster presentations based on research performed at CHESS during the past year.