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INFN – LNS

National Institute of Nuclear Physics – Laboratori Nazionali del Sud

The Laboratori Nazionali del Sud (LNS) are one of the four national laboratories of the National Institute of Nuclear Physics (INFN). Established in 1976, they currently host around 150 people, including researchers, technologists, technicians, administrators, graduate students, undergraduates and scholarship holders. Research activities are mainly oriented towards nuclear physics and Nuclear and Particle Astrophysics. The LNS also constitute an advanced pole of technology and instrumentation development and for the Medical Physics applications.

At LNS a proton therapy radiation room (CATANA) is also present. Here 62 MeV proton beams are used to treat ocular melanomas. The precision of the radiation technique allows a precise localised action on the tumour with minimal damage to the surrounding healthy tissues.

A cultural heritage laboratory (LANDIS), a laboratory for environmental radioactivity and other laboratories for multidisciplinary activities (photonics, biology, chemistry, etc.) are also present and active at LNS.

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CLPU

Centro De Laseres Pulsados Ultracortos Ultraintensos

CNR – IFN

Consoglio Nazionale delle Ricerche – Istituto di Fotonica e Nanotecnologie

ELETTRA

Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste SCPA

ELI ERIC

ELI European Research Infrastructure Consortium

ELI-ALPS

ELI-HU Non-Profit Ltd.

ELI-NP / IFIN-HH

Institutul National de Cercetare-Dezvoltare pentru Fizica si Inginerie Nucleara – Horia Hulubei

FORTH

Idryma Technologias Kai Erevnas

FZU

Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences

HZDR

Heimholtz-Zentrum Drezden-Rossendorf EV

IST

Instituto Superior Tecnico

LMU

Centre for Advanced Laser Applications

QUB

The Queen’s University of Belfast

STFC

Science and Technology Facilities Council

TUD

Technische Universität Darmstadt