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  • 07/08/2015

Fermilab's Main Injector accelerator, one of the most powerful particle accelerators in the world, has just achieved a world record for high-energy beams for neutrino experiments.

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  • 07/07/2015

The HERA accelerator at DESY in Hamburg was unique in that it smashed two totally different kinds of particles into each other – protons and electrons or positrons. HERA thus consists of two different accelerator rings: a superconducting proton ring and a normal-conducting electron ring. HERA ran from 1990 to 2007.

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  • 02/23/2015

Jason Bono - Rice University, Dan Ambrose - University of Minnesota, and Richie Bonventre - LBNL (LtoR) work on Mu2e Straw Chamber Tracker Unit at Lab 3. Phtographer: Reidar Hahn

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  • 02/11/2015

Clay Barton with Muon g-2 storage ring. Photographer: Reidar Hahn

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  • 02/10/2015

Steve Krave working at IB2 on magnet coil for JLab. Photographer: Reidar Hahn

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  • 01/29/2015

NuMI Horn at MI 8. Photographer: Reidar Hahn

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  • 01/26/2015

QXF Quadrupole Mirror Magnet during assembly at IB3. Pictured: Steve Gould. Photographer: Reidar Hahn

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  • 01/15/2015

Spoke Test Cryostat (STC) at Meson Test Cave. Photographer: Reidar Hahn

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  • 01/15/2015

Spoke Test Cryostat (STC) at Meson Test Cave. People: Leonardo Ristori. Photographer: Reidar Hahn

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  • 01/09/2015

Mu2e transport solenoid coil module prototype. People: Giorgio Ambrosio. Photographer: Reidar Hahn

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  • 01/08/2015

Tevatron magnets being moved from the Magnet Storage Building to the Railhead Yard. Photographer: Reidar Hahn

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  • 11/05/2014

In 2014, scientists from SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and UCLA showed that a promising technique for accelerating electrons on waves of plasma is efficient enough to power a new generation of shorter, more economical accelerators. This is a milestone in demonstrating the practicality of plasma wakefield acceleration, a technique in which electrons gain energy by essentially surfing on a wave of electrons within an ionized gas. Here, SLAC researchers Spencer Gessner, left, and Sebastien Corde monitor pairs of electron bunches sent into a plasma inside an oven of hot lithium gas at the Facility for Advanced Accelerator Experimental Tests (FACET). (Image courtesy SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)

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  • 11/05/2014

In 2014, scientists from SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and UCLA showed that a promising technique for accelerating electrons on waves of plasma is efficient enough to power a new generation of shorter, more economical accelerators. This is a milestone in demonstrating the practicality of plasma wakefield acceleration, a technique in which electrons gain energy by essentially surfing on a wave of electrons within an ionized gas. Here, SLAC researchers Michael Litos, left, and Sebastien Corde use a laser table at the Facility for Advanced Accelerator Experimental Tests (FACET) to create a plasma used for accelerating electrons to high energies in a very short distance. (Image courtesy SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)

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  • 11/05/2014

In 2014, scientists from SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and UCLA showed that a promising technique for accelerating electrons on waves of plasma is efficient enough to power a new generation of shorter, more economical accelerators. This is a milestone in demonstrating the practicality of plasma wakefield acceleration, a technique in which electrons gain energy by essentially surfing on a wave of electrons within an ionized gas. The simulation shown here depicts two electron bunches - containing 5 billion to 6 billion electrons each – that were accelerated by a laser-generated column of plasma inside an oven of hot lithium gas during experiments at SLAC. (Image courtesy SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)

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  • 03/19/2014

This graphic shows the four individual top quark mass measurements published by the ATLAS, CDF, CMS and DZero collaborations, together with the joint and most precise measurement obtained in a joint analysis. The ATLAS and CMS experiment recorded top quark events using the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, and the CDF and DZero experiments recorded top quark events using the Tevatron collider at Fermilab. Image courtesy ATLAS, CDF, CMS and DZero collaborations. (Credit: CERN/Fermilab)

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  • 03/01/2014

The positron source of the Beijing Electron Positron Collider II. (Image credit: Institute of High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences)

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  • 03/01/2014

On the early morning of November 18, 2006, the first electron beam was successfully accumulated in the storage ring of the Beijing Electron Positron Collider II. (Image credit: Institute of High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences)

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  • 03/01/2014

An overview of the Beijing Synchrotron Radiation Facility. As part of Beijing Electron Positron Collider (BEPC) project, BSRF offers synchrotron light for a wide variety of important research in fields including biology, chemistry and materials science. (Image credit: Institute of High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences)

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  • 02/11/2014

A view of the top of the nearly completed NOvA far detector in northern Minnesota. The detector is made up of 28 PVC blocks, each weighing 417,000 pounds, and spans 51 feet by 51 feet by 200 feet. When it is completed and filled with liquid scintillator, the far detector will weigh 14,000 tons. (Courtesy: NOvA collaboration)

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  • 02/11/2014

Workers at the NOvA hall in northern Minnesota assemble the final block of the far detector in early February 2014, with the nearly completed detector in the background. Each block of the detector measures about 50 feet by 50 feet by 6 feet and is made up of 384 plastic PVC modules, assembled flat on a massive pivoting machine. (Courtesy: NOvA collaboration)

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  • 02/03/2014

A welder works on the first superconducting radiofrequency cavity installed at RHIC. Superconductivity allows the cavity to operate at higher voltage than conventional cavities, thus producing a stronger focusing force for ion beams. After commissioning, the cavity should further increase RHIC's collision rates. (Courtesy: BNL)

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  • 02/03/2014

At the heart of the PHENIX detector (top), a silicon vertex tracker (green layers behind the "X" shaped black structure in bottom image) surrounds the point where collisions take place. Together with forward silicon vertex trackers at each end of the barrel (one being adjusted by technician Mike Lenz), these components identify and count the decay products of particles made of heavy quarks streaming out of RHIC collisions. (Courtesy: BNL)

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  • 02/03/2014

Technician Mike Myers checks components of stochastic cooling "kickers," which generate electric fields to nudge ions in RHIC's gold beams back into tightly packed bunches. This system of squeezing and cooling beams has produced dramatic increases in collision rates—and the data coming out of RHIC. (Courtesy: BNL)

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  • 02/03/2014

The central portion of the Heavy Flavor Tracker (HFT) being installed at RHIC's STAR detector (top), and the surrounding portion before installation (bottom). The HFT will track particles made of "charm" and "beauty" quarks, rare varieties (or "flavors") that are more massive than the lighter "up" and "down" quarks that make up ordinary matter. (Courtesy: BNL)

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  • 11/01/2013

The double storage rings of the Beijing Electron Positron Collider II. (Image credit: Institute of High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences)

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