18
NOV
2013
CIPAS

Cockcroft Institute Particle Accelerator School

The Cockcroft Institute recently held its first accelerator school at the end of October. The school was attended by 22 students from 6 different Universities and ASTeC. The school was split into two weeks with the first week dedicated to lectures, including a talk on light sources fr
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18
NOV
2013
CIPC

Cockcroft Institute Postgraduate Conference

The Cockcroft held its 3rd annual postgraduate conference on the 3rd September. Students from all three Universities and ASTeC presented their research to a group of their peers plus a judging panel made up of lecturers and senior ASTeC staff. This year the best overall student went t
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08
NOV
2013
LA3NET_talk

Highly successful 2nd LA³NET Workshop hosted by Fraunhofer ILT

The LA³NET project coordinated from the Cockcroft Institute held its second Topical Workshop on ‘Laser technology and optics design’ at the world-leading Institute for Laser Technology (ILT) at the Fraunhofer in Aachen, Germany (4th to 6th November 2013). The workshop addr
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17
OCT
2013
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Cockcroft Institute led oPAC project found to be a ‘great success’

The mid-term review meeting of the oPAC project took place this Monday 14th October 2013 in Barcelona, Spain and was hosted by project partner ALBA light source. All aspects of the project were critically reviewed by a representative of the European Commission and an expert reviewer.
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03
OCT
2013

Cockcroft Institute Particle Accelerator School

The Cockcroft Institute is hosting a two week intensive particle accelerator school (CIPAS). The school will cover beam dynamics, magnets, RF, vacuum, diagnostics and undulators. The school is postgraduate level and is open to any UK students or staff at UK labs or companies. …more in
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27
SEP
2013

Cockcroft Institute Contributions to IBIC 2013

This year the International Beam Instrumentation Conference (IBIC) took place in Oxford, UK from 16th-20th September. The QUASAR Group’s EU Project T.E.A.M, based at The Cockcroft Institute, attended the conference and had a strong presence with a EU projects stand. In addition there
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24
SEP
2013
IOP_HEPP_group

IoP HEPP Half-Day meeting: Low-Energy Frontier of High Energy Particle Physics

Approximately 25 delegates attended a meeting dedicated to precision measurements and new particle searches at low-energy. Both theoretical and experimental topics were discussed providing a timely overview of developments in the field, and their interplay with the latest results in c
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15
JUL
2013

HEPTech Academia meets Industry: Environmental Applications of Accelerators, 8th -9th July 2013

With an increasing industrial focus on resource savings, and the adoption of good environmental practises backed by ever-tightening regulatory requirements, accelerator-based solutions for environmental clean-up and production efficiencies are now transferring from the high energy phy
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10
JUN
2013

Accelerating Training

18 fellows from one of the largest research and training networks ever funded by the EU, the Liverpool-coordinated oPAC (‘Optimization of Particle Accelerators’) gathered in Liverpool for a week-long researcher skills school, which was held at the University’s graduate training suite
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05
JUN
2013
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The Big Bang regional event St. George’s Hall, Liverpool, June 26th, 2013

The Cockcroft Institute staff have been demonstrating to the public how particle accelerators work at ‘The Big Bang’ science fair in Manchester on the 11th-13th March this year. The Cockcroft Institute staff created and manned a stand called ‘Particle Accelerators’ which demonstrated
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