The International Day of Light is celebrated on May 16th each year, the anniversary of the first successful operation of the laser in 1960 by physicist and engineer Theodore Maiman. The International Day of Light was proclaimed at the General Conference of UNESCO in November 2017. The first celebration took place on May 16th, 2018. ELI Beamlines is proud to join this event again – this year, on May 20th!
PROGRAM AT ELI BEAMLINES
20. 5. 2023 | 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
ELI Beamlines Facility, Za Radnicí 835, Dolní Břežany
- Site tours
- Virtual reality, augmented reality & 3D physics simulations of laser experiments
- Educational laser games
- Indoor & outdoor interactive laser exhibits
- Laser safety
- Laser biathlon
- Activities for children
During this open day, you will be able to see ELI Beamlines high-power laser systems and receive a lot of information about ELI Beamlines technologies, research activities and the construction of the facility. Moreover, we are preparing many accompanying light-based activities you can enjoy.
Please find more information HERE.
PROGRAM AT HILASE CENTRE:
See also a program of the International Day of Light of the HiLASE Centre HERE.
Please note that this event is open to the public. Photographs and videos are taken of the event for reporting purposes and to promote the event on our website and social media. If you do not wish to be in these recordings, please contact our colleagues at the venue directly or do so by emailing the contact person listed below.
HOW TO REACH US:
By bus from Prague – l. 333 from Kačerov, l. 331 from Opatov (metro C) or l.341 from Nádraží Modřany to the bus stop Dolní Břežany, municipal office.
By car to Za Radnicí 835, Dolní Břežany – parking is available in the ELI Beamlines parking lot or in front of the HiLASE building.
Hana Strnadová, E: email@example.com, M: 601 560 333