Call 7: Facilities

CERIC-ERIC facilities providing free and open access in the present call are located in 7 countries: Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Romania and Slovenia. The offer will shortly be extended to include the Polish Synchrotron SOLARIS.
More information about the CERIC Partner Facilities and the scientific and technical service offered by CERIC can be found in CERIC's brochure

For a complete overview of the infrastructures of each partner, please visit CERIC-ERIC partners websites. If you feel that your research might benefit from other facilities existing at partner sites but not yet included in CERIC, please send us a scientifically motivated request and we will do our best to include them in future calls.

Facilities providing access only to multiple instrument proposals:

Neutron research beamlines in Budapest

BIO - Biological irradiation facility

TOF - Time-of-flight diffractometer

MTEST - Material test diffractometer

PGAA - Prompt gamma activation analysis

PSD - Neutron diffractometer with a Position Sensitive Detector system

SANS - Small angle neutron scattering diffractometer

RNAA k0- Neutron activation analysis

GINA - Neutron reflectometer with polarisation option

TAST - Thermal neutron three-axis spectrometer and neutron holographic instrument

RAD - Thermal radiography station

Synchrotron radiation beamlines in Trieste

BaDElPh - Band Dispersion and Electron-Phonon coupling

IUVS - Inelastic scattering with ultraviolet radiation

Materials Science

MCX - Materials Characterisation by X-ray diffraction


Esca Microscopy

SISSI - Synchrotron Infrared Source for Spectroscopy and Imaging

SAXS-Small Angle X-ray Scattering

SYRMEP - SYnchrotron Radiation for MEdical Physics

XRD1- X-ray Diffraction


XAFS - X-ray absorption spectroscopy

SuperESCA - High resolution core-level photoemission spectroscopy

TwinMic - Soft X-ray Transmission and Emission Microscope

GasPhase* - Gas Phase Photoemission

Facilities providing access to multiple and also to single instrument proposals:

DXRL - Deep X-ray lithography synchrotron radiation beamline in Triest

SISSI_Offline- Offline Infrared Source for Spectroscopy and Imaging

IUVS_Offline - Offline inelastic scattering with ultraviolet radiation

Laboratory scattering facility in Graz

DLS - Dynamic Light Scattering

SAXS Lab Small Angle X-ray scattering facility in Graz

SLS - Static Light Scattering

Tandem accelerator facility in Zagreb

Nuclear microprobe

TOF-ERDA- Time-of-flight Elastic Recoil Detection Analysis

RBS channeling - Dual beam irradiation and Rutherford backscattering Channeling

Irradiation - Irradiation and Detector Testing

PIXE/RBS/PIGE - Particle induced x-ray emission and Rutherford backscattering

Surface science laboratory in Prague

XPD - X-ray Photoelectron Diffraction

FESEM - Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope
NAP XPS - Near Ambient Pressure X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy

Electron spin resonance and electron microscopy in Bucharest

HRTEM - High Resolution Transmission Electron Microscopy

EPR - Electron Paramagnetic Resonance

Nuclear magnetic resonance facility in Ljubljana

David - 800 MHz NMR spectrometer

Magic - 600 MHz NMR spectrometer

Lara - 600 MHz NMR spectrometer

Odie and Ajax - 300 MHz NMR spectrometers

Support Laboratories:

In Trieste

NanoInnovation Laboratory

Structural Biology Laboratory

(*) This facility is offered on a trial basis. If highly requested, it may be evaluated by the international evaluation committee and the users' response could be an important additional element for its incorporation in CERIC-ERIC.

For further information please contact CERIC user office: