06
SEP
2009

New Items September 2009

22 -23 September Meeting of the DITANET Steering Committee The third meeting of the DITANET Steering Committee was hosted by the Cockcroft Institute of Accelerator Science and Technology on September 22nd and 23rd. The delegates from Germany, Switzerland, Romania, Spain, and the UK cr
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29
AUG
2009

News Item August 2009

29 August download the conference poster download the programme FEL09 Photos Sunday | Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday
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11
JUL
2009

News Items July 2009

4 July Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition “The Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition has just closed, and I feel absolutely shattered, hoarse from talking, and yet strangely sad to see the end of such a fabulous week”, said Lee Jones as the public reluctantly began to leave the
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09
JUN
2009

News Items June 2009

30 June Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition On Tuesday June 30th, the annual Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition opens at the Royal Society in London. BBC News Link (Left – Right) Dr. Nicolas Delerue (Oxford University, John Adams Institute) Dr. Lee Jones (STFC Daresbury
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04
MAY
2009

News Items May 2009

15 May Lord Drayson of Kensington visit Lord Drayson of Kensington, Minister of State for Science and Innovation visited the ALICE facility.     4 May University of Lancaster  and the Cockcroft Institute The University of Lancaster and the Cockcroft Institute are delighted t
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06
APR
2009

News Items April 2009

    New Record for GaAs Quantum Efficiency at Daresbury! This week a team of scientists and engineers from Daresbury (Ian Burrows, Ryan Cash, Barry Fell, Adrian Hannah, Lee Jones, Keith Middleman, Boris Militsyn and Mark Pendleton) in collaboration with scientists from Novos
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06
JAN
2009

News Items January 2009

27th January The Chief Executive Officer Robert Kirby-Harris of the Institute of Physics and Director General of Research Councils, Professor Adrian Smith visited the Cockcroft institute and took a tour of ALICE. on February 12, 2009. The Chief Executive Officer Robert Kirby-Harris of
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13
DEC
2008

News Item December 2008

13 December At 02:00 on 13/12/08, the commissioning team successfully demonstrated energy recovery in the ALICE R&D facility. The team are now looking forward to exploiting this facility to further our understanding of the challenges of next generation light sources and energy rec
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14
NOV
2008

News Item November 2008

14 November ALICE Accelerates to 4 million Volt Milestone! A major milestone has been achieved in the completion of the UK’s next-generation particle accelerator, ALICE, which is set to produce an intense beam of light that will revolutionise the way in which accelerator based l
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24
OCT
2008

News Items October 2008

24 October ALICE – first acceleration through the Booster. Around 4 MeV acceleration was achieved in Booster cavity 2 at 00:54 24/10/08. The success heralds a first for UK: a high quality electron beam from a photoinjector being boosted halfway to relativistic energies by UKR
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