November 29, 2017

The Visit of BRITE Workshop Participants

NATO Advanced Research Workshop “BRITE” (Biomarkers of Radiation In The Environment): Robust tools for risk assessment” organized by the University of Salford (United Kingdom) and Institute of Molecular Biology NAS RA (Armenia) was held  in […]

November 24, 2017

A Scientific Visit of YSU Students

The student scientific societies of physics and radiophysics faculties (YSU) have organized an informative visit to CANDLE SRI. The students had an engaging tour, being firstly given a short overview on CANDLE project of third […]

October 27, 2017

PhD Thesis Defence

On October 26, a PhD thesis has successfully been defended at the specialized Council 021 (CANDLE SRI) on “Charged particle beam physics and accelerator technology” by Vahagn Vardanyan. “Vacuum Systems and Metal-ceramic Joints in Advanced […]

October 6, 2017

Nobel Prize in Physics 2017

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the USA physicists Rainer Weiss (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Barry C. Barish, (California Institute of Technology) and Kip S. Thorne (California Institute of Technology) the […]

October 4, 2017

CANDLE at DigiTec Expo 2017

The opening ceremony of international DigiTec Expo technological exhibition, held from Sep. 29 to Oct. 01, 2017, Yerevan, was attended by President Serzh Sargsyan. After the opening ceremony the President had a tour through exhibition […]

September 26, 2017

Copper Cavity for Ultrafast Sciences

After prototype testing, the high precision copper deflecting cavity for ultrashort bunch measurements has successfully been completed at CANDLE SRI. The new deflecting cavity, being developed in cooperation with DESY (Hamburg, Germany), Institute for Nuclear […]

September 19, 2017

S-band Accelerating Structure Development

The first results of the ongoing study on S-band accelerating structure development at “Accelerator Technology” Laboratory (CANDLE SRI) have been published in Journal of Instrumentation (V. Sh. Avagyan, et al., “Some Technological Features for Fabrication […]

July 27, 2017

Ultrafast Irradiation Effects on DNA

The group of scientists from Yerevan State University, Institute of Molecular Biology NAS RA and CANDLE SRI, headed by Prof. Rouben Aroutiounian (YSU/NAS), has studied the dose-rate effects of AREAL 4 MeV energy ultrashort sub-picosecond […]

July 10, 2017

Ultrafast Beams and Applications

An international workshop on “Ultrafast Beams and Applications“, organized by the State Committee of Science MES RA, CANDLE Synchrotron Research Institute and DESY Accelerator Center was held on July 4-7, 2017 at CANDLE SRI. A […]

May 30, 2017

DESY: Undulator for AREAL THz FEL is Shipped

Following the agreement between Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY (Germany) and CANDLE Synchrotron Research Institute on “THz Undulator Exchange” signed on Armenian-German Science Day “From Theory to Practice” (October, 2015), the undulator magnet has been shipped from […]

May 29, 2017

PhD Thesis Defence on Accelerator Physics

On May 25, two PhD theses have successfully been defended at CANDLE SRI specialized Council 021 on “Charged particle beam physics and accelerator technology”. Samvel Zakaryan – “Electromagnetic waves in laminated structures and particle bunching” […]

May 11, 2017

Two-Photon Polymerization Experiments at DELTA Microfabrication Station

A group of scientists from Yerevan State University and CANDLE SRI has achieved a significant progress in two-photon polymerization experiments carried out at DELTA microfabrication laboratory within a (thematic) project funded by the State Committee […]

April 20, 2017

SCS Call for AREAL Experiments 2017

The State Committee of Science of MES RA has launched a new call for proposals on experimental investigations at AREAL laser driven electron accelerator ( The call is directed to enhance the experimental research program […]

March 31, 2017

Interview of Prof. Yuri Ts. Oganessian to Armenian TV

“Truly an excellent work is done by CANDLE team. And I think that still much more can be realized at AREAL. And of course, I’ve now got acquainted with AREAL accelerator plans- energy increase from […]

March 24, 2017

High Frequency Laminated Structure

The laminated round metallic waveguide is one of the promising options for high frequency single-mode accelerating structures. Under certain conditions the longitudinal impedance of such type structures has a narrow-band resonance that corresponds to slowly […]

February 24, 2017

Practical Courses on Accelerators

New practical course on accelerator physics, technology and applications has been launched at CANDLE SRI for the students of Physics Faculty (Yerevan State University). The program includes the following topics: Introduction to accelerators Beam diagnostics […]

January 19, 2017

AREAL: New Research Directions

The interview with Prof. H. Yeritsyan (Yerevan Physics Institute), on the results and perspectives of new researches on solid state radiation physics at AREAL accelerator, has been published in “Golos Armenii” newspaper ( Currently, the […]

December 30, 2016

Advanced Laser Technologies for Ultrafast Sciences

The project “Development of Advanced Laser Technologies for Ultrafast Sciences on AREAL Facility” submitted to the Russian-Armenian joint program, launched by the Foundation for Innovation Promotion (known as the Bortnik Foundation, Russia) and State Committee of […]

December 28, 2016

New Deflecting Cavity for Ultrafast Sciences

The aluminum prototype of the new deflecting cavity for ultrashort bunch length measurements has successfully been completed at CANDLE workshop. After the mechanical and radio-frequency measurements at DESY, the copper deflecting cavity will be fabricated. […]

December 15, 2016

Biological Research Highlights at AREAL

The first results on ultrafast irradiation of biological objects by AREAL ultrashort relativistic electron pulses and highlights of international cooperation between Armenian and Russian scientists have been outlined in the interview of Prof. A. N. […]

November 18, 2016

Eastern Partnership Delegations visit CANDLE

Within the framework of the “8th Eastern Partnership Informal Ministerial Meeting in Armenia”, held on 17-18 November 2016, the scientific and educational ministerial delegations from Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine visited CANDLE SRI. An introductory […]

October 25, 2016

Si Electronic Center Formation by Ultrafast Irradiation

Recently, the latest experimental results on Si crystal ultrafast irradiation by AREAL 3.5 MeV energy electron beam analysis, conducted by the research team (head Prof. H. Yeritsyan) from A.I. Alikhanian National Science Laboratory (YerPhI) have […]

October 21, 2016

Visit of JINR Delegation

Within the program of “Joint Institute of Nuclear Research (JINR, Dubna, Russia) days in Armenia”, dedicated to the 60th anniversary of JINR foundation, the JINR delegation, headed by Academician Yuri Ts. Oganessian, visited CANDLE Synchrotron […]

October 20, 2016

Space Biology Research Potential at AREAL

The potential applications of AREAL ultrafast electron beams and Cyclone (18 MeV proton beam), for the study of some space radiation biology problems, are presented in the paper of G. Khachatryan, et al., “The Modeling […]

September 21, 2016

AREAL Laser System Upgrade

The performance of AREAL high energy ultrafast laser system has significantly been improved after the upgrade of phase stabilization and synchronization units of the “t-pulse” laser oscillator at Amplitude Systèmes (France). The main improvements, achieved after the upgrade, installation and […]