This Forum is the 5th one of Asian Forum series on Synchrotron Radiation. The preceding forums were held in Kobe, Pohang, Himeji, and Hiroshima, having presentations of developments and activities in Asian synchrotron radiation facilities. In the present 5th Asian Synchrotron Radiation Forum in Saga, special emphasis will be given to industry applications using SR. Recent highlights and forefront topics in the industry applications will be presented from worldwide SR facilities.
Saga Synchrotron Light Source, the first synchrotron facility in Kyushu, is currently under construction in Saga prefecture, and its operation is scheduled to start in fiscal year of 2004. The friendly communication and hot discussion in the Forum will be useful for this new facility to grow up.
The forum will take place at "Sun Messe Tosu" of Tosu, which is close to the JR Tosu station.
The Fukuoka international airport is also located in convenient distance.
The forum language is English.