Plans for Mexican synchrotron take shape
The facility will cost an estimated 800 million USD and its construction will take 10 years. Mexico could become the second Latin American country to host a synchrotron facility, after Brazil.
Source: El Universal
Plans for a Mexican light source were presented by Mexican physicist Matias Moreno (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Chair of the LAAAMP Usage &Strategic Plan Committee for Mexico) at the ICTP (Trieste, Italy) on the occasion of the LAAAMP midterm workshop on 24 August 2018.
On 23 October 2018, the Mexican synchrotron initiative has been presented by Abel Moreno-Cárcamo (UNAM, Mexico; member of the LAAAMP USPC for Mexico; Coordinator or RedTULS, Mexico) at the LAAAMP session at the CiLAC Forum in Panama City.
Speakers of the LAAAMP session at the CiLAC Forum 2018. From left: M. Zema (IUCr), Abel Moreno (UNAM, Mexico), Richard Garratt (University of São Paulo, Brazil), G. Diaz de Delgado (U. de Los Andes, Venezuela), Diego G. Lamas (U. of San Martín, Argentina), Carlos Cabrera Martinez (U. of Puerto Rico).
Posted 10 Apr 2019