European Magnetic Field Laboratory (EMFL)
Location of facility/facilities
Nijmegen, Grenoble, Toulouse, Dresden
Capabilities and services provided
The European Magnetic Field Laboratory (EMFL) is dedicated to generating the highest possible magnetic fields that can be used for scientific research and make them available to the scientific community. The EMFL unites, coordinates and reinforces all existing European large-scale high magnetic field research infrastructures in a single body. The EMFL is including the Laboratoire National des Champs Magnétiques Intenses (LNCMI) with sites in Grenoble and Toulouse, the High Field Magnet Laboratory (HFML - Nijmegen) and the Hochfeld-Magnetlabor (HLD - Dresden) providing access to the highest continuous and pulsed fields in Europe. The HFML-Nijmegen (operated by the Radboud University and the The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)) and the LNCMI-Grenoble (operated by the CNRS) are committed to generate the highest continuous magnetic fields, currently up to 37.5 T. The HLD-Dresden (operated by the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf) and the LNCMI-Toulouse focus on non-destructive pulsed magnetic fields with strengths up to the feasibility limit of 100 T and semi-destructive fields up to 200 T. EMFL formally represents and operates tasks, in particular the access program, of the parent laboratories.
Research in high magnetic fields is multidisciplinary, merging concepts from physics, chemistry, biology, and engineering. It makes use of a wide range of experimental techniques such as thermal and electrical transport, thermodynamic characterization, magnetization, optical spectroscopy, and magnetic resonance. Magnetic fields can also be used in conjunction with a free electron laser (FEL) at the HLD-Dresden (FEL-ELBE) and at the HFML-Nijmegen (FEL-FELIX Laboratory).
Contact for access
A call for proposals to access the facilities of the EMFL is launched twice a year. The next call for proposals will be launched in October 2017 (submission deadline: 15 November 2017). For the online proposal and further details, please visit How to obtain access" at the EMFL website.
Research Areas aligned to facility
- Condensed matter: electronic structure
- Condensed matter: magnetism and magnetic materials
- Electrical motors and drive / electromagnetics
- Energy storage
- Graphene and carbon nanotechnology
- Hydrogen and alternative energy vectors
- Infrastructure and urban systems
- Light matter interaction and optical phenomena
- Manufacturing technologies
- Materials engineering - metals and alloys
- Medical imaging (inc medical image and vision computing)
- Microelectronic device technology
- Non-linear systems
- Optical devices and subsystems
- Optoelectronic devices and circuits
- Polymer materials
- Quantum devices components and systems
- Quantum fluids and solids
- Quantum optics and information
- Solar technology
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