A man and woman in a lab wearing PPE holding small rectangular samples of PDK plastic Time-lapse photo of the night sky behind a round red-roofed building Four people in PPE working at different stations in a narrow clean room bathed in yellow light Artist’s illustration of hydrodynamical behavior from an interacting ensemble of quantum spin defects in diamond.

ESA’s diverse portfolio of centers addresses pressing research needs and provides advanced tools and instrumentation.

Computer generated vision of Charter Hill

An integrated, state-of-the-art cluster of research buildings for materials and chemistry sciences is envisioned to be built at the top of Charter Hill adjacent to the Advanced Light Source. The vision for the Charter Hill Campus is to support multidisciplinary research that bridges basic and applied science.