May 16, 2022

The Visit of Pupils to CANDLE

Within the framework of scientific and educational visits, CANDLE SRI hosted the 9th-grade pupils of Abovyan Basic School N 5 Named after N. Vanyan on May 13th, 2022. During the tour, the pupils got acquainted […]

May 10, 2022

Open Doors At CANDLE SRI

CANDLE SRI invites everyone to celebrate the International Day of Light which will be held on June 9, 2022, starting at 10:00 am. During our Open Doors, we will host a series of hands-on activities, […]

April 28, 2022

The International Project “Transferring V4 Expertise in Knowledge/Technology Transfer” Was Summed Up

On April 26, the International Project “Transferring V4 Expertise in Knowledge/Technology Transfer” was summed up at the Armenian State University of Economics. Bagrat Grigoryan, Director of the CANDLE Synchrotron Research Institute, delivered a welcoming speech […]

April 21, 2022

Young Scientists and Students of CANDLE SRI Reported About Ongoing Activities

Young scientists and students of CANDLE SRI reported about ongoing activities during a mini-workshop that took place on April 20th, 2022 at CANDLE SRI. This is a continuous activity and aimed to synchronize the activity […]

April 15, 2022

Hands-On Training Course On Microscopy Image Processing And Analysis At CANDLE

CANDLE Synchrotron Research Institute hosted a hands-on training course entitled “Microscopy Image Processing and Analysis” from April 13 to 14, 2022. The students and staff members of the Institute of Molecular Biology of NAS RA, […]

April 14, 2022

“See The Light” – Photo Contest

The CANDLE Synchrotron Research Institute within the framework of the “Day of Light”global initiative by UNESCO is announcing a photo contest entitled “See the Light.” Those who are over 12 years old are invited to […]

April 14, 2022

Today is the birthday of our legendary Armenian, the greatest scientist Yuri Oganessian

His contribution to world science is enormous. On November 28, 2016, after 5 months of public deliberations, the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) approved the names of the new four elements on […]

February 8, 2022

“A year without Vasili Tsakanov”

On January 11, 2021, at the age of 61, Director of CANDLE SRI, prof. Vasili Tsakanov passed away. V. Tsakanov began his scientific career at Yerevan Physics Institute in 1981 after graduating from Rostov State […]

November 29, 2021

European Synchrotron Light Source Workshop 2021

On 24th and 25th November, due to the continuing restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility hosted the 29th European Synchrotron Light Source Workshop (ESLS) online. The workshop program covered all […]

November 14, 2021

Presentations by CANDLE Young Scientists

A presentation session was organized at CANDLE with the participation of young scientists of the Institute who spoke about the ongoing activities and the achievements in the reporting period. The speakers are from the following […]

November 8, 2021

The President of Russian Academy of Sciences Alexander Sergeyev visits CANDLE

On 06 November 2021 the delegation of Russian Academy of Sciences headed by its President Academician Alexander Sergeyev, as well as together with Academician Nikolai Makarov (RAS Vice-president), Academician Arutyun Avetisyan (Deputy President of RAS), […]

September 27, 2021

5th European Advanced Accelerator Concepts Workshop

CANDLE Synchrotron Research Institute officially became a member of the European Network for Novel Accelerators EuroNNAc in 2018 during the ALEGRO 2018 Workshop which was held in Oxford, UK. This year the 5th European Advanced […]

September 1, 2021

“Frontiers in Optics & Photonics” is at CANDLE

CANDLE Institute was very pleased to welcome the participants of the 6th international school “Frontiers in Optics & Photonics” (FOP-2021). The International School unifies young scientists working in different fields of optics and is organized […]

July 18, 2021

Application of Two-Photon Microscopy for Qualitative and Quantitative Studies of Oxidative Stress in Human Living Erythrocytes

The research group headed by Dr. Gohar Tsakanova has published the results of the application of two-photon microscopy in the study of oxidative stress in human living cells in the Biological Journal of Armenia NAS […]

June 18, 2021

Installation of a New Fluorescent Microscope at CANDLE SRI

The ZEISS Axio Observer Research Inverted Microscope from Carl Zeiss Microscopy has been installed at CANDLE and now is in full operation. The installation of the fluorescent microscope has been performed by a Carl Zeiss engineer, […]

June 10, 2021

Celebrating International Day of Light at CANDLE

On 09 June CANDLE team was happy to organize the annual event “Illumination of the Unknown” within the celebration of the International Day of Light initiative, which is devoted to the memory of the founder […]

May 28, 2021

CANDLE Reopens its Doors for Visits

After a whole year of lockdown, CANDLE Institute is happy to reopen its doors for scientific and educational visits. A tour was organized to the research laboratories of magnetic measurements, electron-scanning microscope, ultrahigh vacuum technologies, […]

May 17, 2021

Appointment of CANDLE SRI Director

On May 12, during the regular meeting of CANDLE Board of Trustees, the election and the appointment of CANDLE SRI Director was held. The Deputy Director on Accelerator Department of CANDLE Institute Dr. Bagrat Grigoryan […]

April 28, 2021

Student workshop at CANDLE

A mini workshop was organized and held at CANDLE with the participation of young scientists of the Institute who presented and discussed the ongoing activities. The presenters highlighted activity tasks and outlooks of the scientific […]

April 13, 2021


A new modern Planetary Mill PULVERISETTE 6 has been obtained from FRITSCH Company. The experimental possibilities of the pulverisette will widely be used in the fields of Materials Science, Micro-/Nano- Science, other scientific disciplines and will […]

April 9, 2021

Hirair Hovnanian passed away

It is with deep sorrow we learn that the head of “Hirair and Anna Hovnanian Foundation”, founding member of the Hayastan All Armenian Fund, and a close friend of CANDLE Institute Mr. Hirair Hovnanian passed […]

March 15, 2021

Open Competition for the Position of CANDLE SRI Director

Application deadline has expired CANDLE Synchrotron Research Institute announces an open competition for the position of CANDLE SRI Director   Requirements for the candidates: RA citizen of up to the age of 65 years, At […]

March 19, 2021

Installation of a new scanning electron microscope at CANDLE SRI

The Zeiss Evo 10 scanning electron microscope (SEM) has been installed at CANDLE and now is in full operation. CANDLE team highly appreciates the Grant by “Hirair and Anna Hovnanian Foundation” which allowed to obtain […]

January 23, 2021

Condolence letters

Dear Colleagues, CANDLE Institute and Vasili Tsakanov’s family have been receiving a great number of letters of condolence ever since the irreversible loss of the professor. Friends and colleagues from Armenia and all over the […]

January 12, 2021

Prof. Vasili Tsakanov passed away

It is with deep sorrow we inform that on January 11, at the age of 61, Director of CANDLE SRI, prof. Vasili Tsakanov passed away. V. Tsakanov began his scientific career at Yerevan Physics Institute […]