On the day of the 2016 summer solstice, June 21, MAX IV, the new synchrotron radiation facility in Lund, Sweden, will be inaugurated. MAX IV is setting a new standard in terms of emittance, thereby providing beamlines with the best possible brilliance and coherence. At the same time, MAX IV continues a more than three-decades-long successful history of Swedish synchrotron-radiation-based research. The activities at the present MAX-lab, which officially started when the MAX I storage ring opened for users in 1986, have been concluded with a “last beamdump” ceremony for the MAX II and MAX III storage rings on December 13, 2015, Saint Lucy's Day. In Sweden, the winter solstice is celebrated with a festival of light.
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