Module 5 Glossary
Cree word meaning time.
A line of equipment that accepts the light spectra from the synchrotron and changes the light to have the specific energy and brightness that the scientist wants.
A subatomic particle with a negative charge that is used as part of the process to produce synchrotron light at the Canadian Light Source and conduct research.
The entire range of wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation; commonly referred to as light.
Small laboratories in beamlines where researchers conduct their experiments at the Canadian Light Source.
Cree word meaning tree.
Plural form of spectrum; In Module 5, the term is associated with the electromagnetic spectrum.
A machine that produces a source of powerful light that scientists can use to gather information about the structural and chemical properties of materials at the molecular level.
X-rays are part of the electromagnetic spectrum (light spectrum) and lay on the high energy side.