FELS OF EUROPE is a collaboration of all free electron laser (FEL) facilities in Europe, with the goal to meet the technological and scientific challenges of these novel and rapidly developing technologies and to provide a worldwide unique, pan-European research infrastructure that enables exploiting the full scientific potential of these unique accelerator based short-pulse light sources. The collaboration is an initiative of the ESFRI projects EuroFEL and European XFEL and includes 14 facilities in 10 countries.


09 September 2016

Science@FELs conference in Trieste, Italy

Free Electron Laser (FEL) are fourth generation light sources capable of producing high brightness light pulses, ten billion times more intense than those emitted by synchrotrons, and of very short ... more »
27 January 2016

DESY and XFEL Photon Science Users’ Meeting

European XFEL and DESY Photon Science Users’ Meeting with record participation Registrations pass 1000-mark for the first time On 27–29 January, over 1000 scientists from around the world ... more »
21 December 2015

First electrons accelerated in European XFEL

Major milestone for international research facility A crucial component of the European XFEL has taken up operation: The so-called injector, the 45-metre long first part of the superconducting ... more »
29 October 2015

EUCALL Start-up and Kick Off Meeting

In October, the European Cluster of Advanced Laser Light Sources (EUCALL) project officially started and EUCALL’s Kick-Off meeting took place during 29-30 October at the Centre for Free ... more »
26 August 2015

New FELs of Europe Management

As of 1st July 2015, FELs OF EUROPE have a new management. The term of the first Chair of the collaboration, Josef Feldhaus from DESY in Hamburg, Germany, ended after three years. Rafael Abela, ... more »