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 […]

December 18, 2020

European Synchrotron Light Source Workshop

On 16-17 December 2020 the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (Grenoble, France) organized the online 28th European Synchrotron Light Source Workshop (ESLS). ESLS workshop is an annual event designed to give the synchrotron community the opportunity […]

December 16, 2020

Ultrashort Electron Beams in Cancer Cells Study

Despite the pandemic outbreak of COVID-19 in the world and the corresponding restrictions, the experimental research at AREAL was not interrupted and new scientific results have been obtained for currently running international projects. In the […]

December 14, 2020

Prof. Hrant N. Yeritsyan passed away

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of Professor Hrant Yeritsyan (27.03.1937 – 14.12.2020), an outstanding scientist in the field of experimental solid state radiation physics and the founder of the laboratory […]

December 12, 2020

Superradiant Cherenkov–wakefield radiation

The development of advanced particle radiation sources in THz frequency range is one of the promising areas of cooperation between German and Armenian scientists in the field of accelerator and beam physics. The results of […]

September 17, 2020

Prospective Cooperation with Partner University

The one-year cooperation between Yerevan State Medical University after Mkhitar Heratsi and “CANDLE” Synchrotron research institute is summarized. The main goal of this cooperation is to support the proper implementation of the grant program “Scientific-Educational […]

August 26, 2020

“Transferring V4 expertise in knowledge/technology transfer” Project

CANDLE SRI, in cooperation with ASUE (coordinator, Armenia), TSU (Georgia), SUT (Poland), TUKE (Slovakia) and Masaryk University (Czech Republic) has been approved for funding of “Transferring V4 expertise in knowledge/technology transfer” project under Visegrad + […]

June 27, 2020

Ultrafast Irradiation Effects in Semiconductors

The latest experimental results of ultrafast irradiation effects on semiconductors obtained by the research team headed by Prof. Hrant Yeritsyan have been published in a high rating (Impact Factor 2.1) Elsevier journal “Radiation Physics and […]

June 10, 2020

New Measure for Human Aging

The research group headed by Dr. Gohar Tsakanova has published the results of the application of two-photon microscopy in the study of human aging in the high rating “Biomedical Optics Express” (Journal of Optical Society […]

June 9, 2020

International Day of Light 2020 at CANDLE

On June 9, the annual celebration of International Day of Light was held at CANDLE Institute. The event was organized online due to COVID19 pandemic outbreak. The annual event “Illumination of the Unknown” was devoted […]

June 5, 2020

Maxim Sargsyan – Best Master Student

The scientific council of Physics Faculty (Yerevan State University) has declared Maxim Sargsyan as the best Master student 2020. His Master thesis was devoted to the mechanical and optical properties of liquid crystalline elastomers and […]

June 3, 2020

Margarit Asatrian – Best Bachelor Student

The scientific council of Physics Faculty (Yerevan State University) has declared Margarit Astarian as the best bachelor student 2020. Margarit’s Bachelor thesis was devoted to the study of electron beam energy modulation and micro-bunching in […]

April 28, 2020

New Single-Mode THz Dielectric Structure

The development of advanced particle radiation sources and compact accelerators in THz frequency range is one of the promising areas of the long-term cooperation between German and Armenian scientists in the field of accelerator and […]

March 30, 2020

“Yerevan Hosts Early-Career Accelerator Internship”

The German-Armenian Joint practical Course on Accelerator Physics held in autumn 2019 has been outlined in the latest March/April issue of CERN Courier. The Joint student accelerator course, being elaborated by Hamburg University and CANDLE […]

March 24, 2020

Coupler Cells for AREAL Upgrade

The coupler cells for AREAL S-Band accelerating sections upgrade program have successfully been designed and fabricated at the Laboratory of Vacuum Technology of CANDLE SRI. The vacuum brazing process has been performed in a vacuum […]

February 21, 2020

Electron Irradiation for Food Processing

The implementation of electron beam radiation coupled with the use of probiotics is one of the newest food processing technologies that may be used to ensure food safety and improve shelf life of food products. […]

February 20, 2020

Radiobiological Research at AREAL

The Russian Science Foundation has approved the second stage of international research project “Molecular and Cellular Effects of Ultrashort Pulsed Radiation” headed by Prof. Andreyan Osipov from N. N. Semenov Institute of Chemical Physics of […]