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18 June 2014

Synchrotron: how it works

Powerful light beams generated at synchrotrons unable scientists to analyze what can not be seen with a conventional microscope. When light penetrates matter, it's possible to study the different layers of a painting at a molecular level. Furthermore, this technique does not damage the painting, making it ideal to provide new data on masterpieces. This is how it works