September 10, 2018
On the 8th of September RA Minister of Education and Science Arayik Harutyunyan, Chairman of Science Committee of RA Samvel Haroutiunian and Deputy Chairman of Science Committee Vardan Sahakyan visited CANDLE SRI. The guests were introduced the history of CANDLE Synchrotron light source project, the current status and experimental programs being conducted at AREAL laser driven electron linear accelerator, its near and long-term upgrade programs aimed at creating the Infrared – THz Free Electron Laser. Afterwards, the visitors had a tour to the experimental laboratories of ultrahigh vacuum technologies, RF, diagnostics and control, experimental biology, advanced materials and microdevices, etc. At the end of the visit a discussion was held regarding the future plans and developments of the Institute and its capacities.