Cockcroft Student wins best student prize at European Advanced Accelerator Concepts Workshop

Alisa Healy wins best student poster at EAAC 2017.

Alisa Healy, a 3rd  year PhD student from Lancaster University/Cockcroft recently won one of three prizes for best student poster at the 3rd European Advanced Accelerator Concepts Workshop in Elba (EAAC 2017). The poster on Using THz to accelerate electrons in dielectric lined waveguide was judged to be one of three best posters out of 92 entrants. 

Alisa works on the Dielectric and THz acceleration (DATA) project at the Cockcroft Institute which aims to develop next generation particle accelerators. Alisa gave a 2 minute talk about her research to the conference participants.