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Periodically bent crystals for crystalline undulators

Objective

The PEARL project aims at advancing the technologies for manufacturing of high quality Periodically Bent Crystals (PBCr). The PBCr developed in the course of this project will be utilised for the construction of novel light sources of high-energy (hν≥102 keV up to GeV range) monochromatic electromagnetic radiation by means of a Crystalline Undulator (CU) [1]. The technological and experimental part of this project will be accompanied by the complimentary advanced theoretical research utilising modern theoretical, computational and modelling methods accomplished with high performance computing techniques. A broad interdisciplinary, international collaboration has been created in the frame of FP7 PIRSES-CUTE project, which was focused on initial experimental tests of the CU idea and the related theory, for review see [1]. This project has been successfully completed in March 2015 and left the matter experimentally validated to a degree that is tantalising, requiring further experimentation. In particular CUTE elucidated the demand on manufacturing PBCrs of an exceptional lattice quality, their experimental characterisation and exposure against the high quality beams of ultra-relativistic electrons and positrons for the observation of the strong coherent effects in the photon emission process. PEARL will focus on solving the whole complex of the important technological, experimental and theoretical problems aiming to achieve the major breakthrough in this important research area. The PEARL international collaboration is extended with respect to CUTE and involves the new partners with the essential, necessary, complementary expertise and experimental facilities. The PEARL research programme is highly collaborative and requiring numerous exchange visits between the involved laboratories, joint workshops and conferences. Therefore, RISE type of project is the most suitable for strengthening of this very essential, ongoing, international collaborative research.

Coordinator

MBN RESEARCH CENTER GGMBH
Net EU contribution
€ 297 000,00
Address
Am Steinchen 3c
61479 Glashuetten
Germany

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Region
Darmstadt Hochtaunuskreis
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 27 000,00

Participants (7)

UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI FERRARA
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 49 500,00
Address
Via Ariosto 35
44121 Ferrara

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Region
Nord-Est Emilia-Romagna Ferrara
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
JOHANNES GUTENBERG-UNIVERSITAT MAINZ
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 67 500,00
Address
Saarstrasse 21
55122 Mainz

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Region
Baden-Württemberg Stuttgart Stuttgart, Stadtkreis
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
AARHUS UNIVERSITET
Denmark
Net EU contribution
€ 18 000,00
Address
Nordre Ringgade 1
8000 Aarhus C

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Region
Danmark Midtjylland Østjylland
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
THE OPEN UNIVERSITY
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 45 000,00
Address
Walton Hall
MK7 6AA Milton Keynes

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South East (England) Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Milton Keynes
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIVERSITE PAUL SABATIER TOULOUSE III
France
Net EU contribution
€ 90 000,00
Address
Route De Narbonne 118
31062 Toulouse Cedex 9

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Region
Occitanie Midi-Pyrénées Haute-Garonne
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
EUROPEAN SYNCHROTRON RADIATION FACILITY
France
Net EU contribution
€ 81 000,00
Address
71 Avenue Des Martyrs
38000 Grenoble

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Region
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Rhône-Alpes Isère
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
ISTITUTO NAZIONALE DI FISICA NUCLEARE
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 45 000,00
Address
Via Enrico Fermi 54
00044 Frascati

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Region
Centro (IT) Lazio Roma
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Partners (3)

Partner

Partner organisations contribute to the implementation of the action, but do not sign the Grant Agreement.

UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG
South Africa
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Kingsway Road Auckland Park
2006 Johannesburg

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 85 500,00
Partner

Partner organisations contribute to the implementation of the action, but do not sign the Grant Agreement.

PETER THE GREAT SAINT PETERSBURG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY
Russia
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Polytekhnicheskaya St 29
195251 Saint Petersburg

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 27 000,00
Partner

Partner organisations contribute to the implementation of the action, but do not sign the Grant Agreement.

INSTITUT JADERNYH PROBLEM BELORUSSKOGO GOSUDARSTVENNOGO UNIVERSITETA
Belarus
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Bobruiskaya Str. Bdg 11
220030 Minsk

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Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 85 500,00