18
NOV
2014
Cryo-Ops Group

Cryo-Ops 2014 6th International Workshop on Cryogenic Operations

From discovering Higgs Bosons at the LHC or providing ultralow temperature environment for the experiments with ISIS neutrons, one of the key technologies that must be employed reliably is CRYOGENICS. A major fraction of the construction and operational budget, particularly for the la
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12
JUN
2014
HEA Group photograph

Training the trainers: complementary skills workshop at the Cockcroft

During the delivery of European projects DITANET, LA3NET and oPAC which were all coordinated from the Cockcroft Institute a novel complementary skills training programme was developed by Prof. Carsten Welsch. Training in transferable skills that complement the technical research activ
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11
JUN
2014
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First EnEfficient RF Sources Workshop

The first EnEfficient RF Sources workshop took place at the Cockcroft Institute on the 3-4th June. Over 40 delegates took part in the 2 day workshop including 18 speakers presenting the state of the art (and beyond) of RF sources for accelerators. In the past the achievement of perfor
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03
APR
2014
(Dr. Chris Lingwood leads a group through particle physics simulations)

The Daresbury Laboratory Particle Physics Masterclass 2014

Daresbury Laboratory held its Particle Physics Masterclass over 3 days at the end March, with a record-breaking attendance of more than 330 students and 20 teachers from schools as far away as Conway and Wakefield. The event was organised and publicised by the Daresbury public engagem
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20
JAN
2014
CLARACommunity

Accelerator Community Calls for CLARA

Group photograph The Institute of Physics Particle Accelerator and Beams Group sponsored a meeting of UK accelerator professionals on 13th January 2014 at the Cockcroft Institute to discuss the accelerator science and technology opportunities that would be afforded by the proposed CLA
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28
NOV
2013
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The 2nd annual meeting of the HiLumi LHC-LARP collaboration

The joint HiLumi LHC-LARP collaboration held its 2nd annual meeting between 11-15 November 2013, hosted by the Cockcroft Institute and Daresbury Laboratory. The international meeting brought together 180 physicists and engineers from as far as Japan and America to address the luminosi
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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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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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