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Post date: 08/07/2019 - 14:22

Third year JAI student Lucy Martin works at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, in Oxfordshire, studying beams containing large numbers of particles:

High intensity particle beams are required in a number of applications - not just for particle physics. However, when a large number of particles are confined within an accelerator the forces between these particles can lead to collective effects and ultimately particle loss. We use a linear Paul trap, known as the Intense Beam Experiment (IBEX), to experimentally replicate the particle dynamics within a high intensity accelerator.




Post date: 07/18/2019 - 10:10

A Roadmap for Plasma Wakefield Acceleration

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Post date: 06/29/2019 - 16:37

The European particle physics (PP) community is in the process of updating its strategy with a forward look over the next couple of decades. The last strategy update was in 2013 when the two main scientific recommendations with implications for the accelerator field were:




Post date: 06/29/2019 - 16:32

Manjit Dosanjh is Senior Advisor for Medical Applications at CERN. She is an experienced molecular toxicologist in mechanisms of cancer resulting from environmental exposure and damage. She graduated in biochemistry/chemistry and holds a PhD in Biochemical Engineering from the UK and after her post-doctoral position at MIT, she has held positions as senior research staff at LBNL Berkeley, BEST professor Jackson State University, visiting professor at University of Padua, University of Cagliari and University of Surrey.




Post date: 06/29/2019 - 16:20

The 4th Conference to coordinate efforts to design and develop an affordable and robust yet technically sophisticated linear accelerator-based radiation therapy treatment (RTT) system was held in Gabarone, Botswana on March 20-22, 2019. The conference was sponsored by STFC with funding from the UK Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) and supported by CERN and ICEC.




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