Collaboration with the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Photo: RB Toth Associates

Our team at the University of Manchester had the great opportunity to collaborate with the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in order to perform rapid-scan X-ray fluorescence (XRF) imaging of several folios from the Syriac Galen Palimpsest which were unreadable. The initiative has received press coverage in the US like here in Newsweek. Read more about the X-ray imaging of the palimpsest on the SLAC website.

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